Enable SNMP performance monitoring on HP-UX

Log onto the operator station using telnet

Go to the /etc/rc.config.d directory:

cd /etc/rc.config.d

Edit the following files using vi:

  • SnmpHpunix
  • SnmpMaster
  • SnmpMib2

Vi isn’t easy to use, I suggest you check out http://csep1.phy.ornl.gov/unix_guide/node13.html or http://thomer.com/vi/vi.html

In each file change the line:




Now start the Snmp daemon from the shell:


It’s now working, check it is by either using top or:

ps -ef | grep snmpd

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