VMware : SNMP service continuously crashing

By | November 18, 2023

If you are suffering from continuous and/or intermittent SNMP service issues with the following behavior ;

  • SNMP stop responding randomly (stop/start required every now and then) ;
  • The following error is shown in the logs :

Unknown: out of memory [2296311]

Then you are most likely running vSphere ESXi v6.7 early version.  This is a known issue and has been resolved in v6.7 update 1.

VMware KB article : https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/57245