SNMP Trap Notifications


OP5 Monitor is shipped with the possibility to send notifications as SNMP traps. To start use the SNMP notifications you need to

  • Add a few new commands.
  • Configure the contacts.

Adding SNMP notification commands

Add two commands one for host notifications and one for service notifications.

To add a SNMP notification command:

  1. Login to the OP5 Monitor user interface and go to Configure.
  2. Click Commands.
  3. Add the following new commands with the following settings:
  4. command_name host_notify_by_snmp command_line $USER3$/notify/ -h -C 
    command_name service_notify_by_snmp command_line $USER3$/notify/ -h -C 
  5. Change the and SNMPCOMMUNITY into their correct values, in both commands.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click Save.

Configuring the contacts

To configure the contacts:

  1. Login to the OP5 Monitor user interface.
  2. Go to Configure.
  3. Either open up an existing contact or create a new one.
  4. Set host_notification_commands to host_notify_by_snmp.
  5. Set service_notification_commands to service_notify_by_snmp.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click Save.

Ensure the contact is a member of the contact_group is associated with the correct objects.