VMware : How to enable and set SNMP community on ESXi

By | February 27, 2015

VMware ESXi hypervisor have some great SNMP capability, whatever to gather information status of your hardware, monitoring or statistic usage of your resources. Follow these easy steps to enable such feature.

1. Enable SSH from the vSphere client and connect to it using your favorite terminal application :

Configuration tab > Security Profile > Services > Properties

2. Set your SNMP community name (replace “public” with your actual community name if custom) :

3. Enable SNMP :