How to supervise an OS400?

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Here's how to configure the SNMP requirements for OS400 servers:

  • Connect to the server console (telnet, ...)
  • Type the command :


(this command allows to go to configure the TCP layer of the server)

  • Go to the option : 20
  • Choose application number 1,  SNMP
  • Then the system information option 1
  • The communities option 2 (with its IP and netmask, from version V7R1 onwards)
  • Once the SNMP service has been configured, the service must be started with the command :

strtcpsvr *SNMP

(be careful to put *SNMP like here).

  • The SNMP is activated, you can check it by launching a census from the application.

Note: To stop SNMP services, use this command :

endtcpsvr *snmp

(be careful to choose *snmp otherwise it cuts all IP connections on the partition).


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