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How to enable SNMP server in Windows OS

This setting will enable Windows OS as SNMP server for communication with the SNMP client (for example by means of the PmSNMP communication driver). It is used for testing purposes or for monitoring the Windows OS itself.
Caution: The Microsoft Windows SNMP only supports protocol versions up to SNMPv2C. It does not support any later versions of the protocol. (Valid information in year 2016).

This setup procedure was created and tested on Windows OS 11/10/7.

1) In the first step it is necessary to enable the SNMP service.
 
For Windows 10:
- Protocol SNMP (Simple Network Managment Protocol) must be installed. In theSettings window, under the Appsitem, select Applications & features, select Optional featuresand click Add a feature in the list to select the item and install it.
 
For Windows 11:
- WMI SNMP Provider must be installed. In theSettings window, under the Appsitem next to the Optional features/Settings Add an optional feature configurator, press View features. Then select this item and install it.


2) In the second step it is necessary to set the access rights for read and write.
 
- In window Control Panel / Administrative tools / Services: Select item "SNMP Service".
- Open the window (by left mouse button double-clicking) and select the tab "Security".
- Select item "Send authentication trap".
- In area "Send authentication trap" by the button "Add ...":
- Create "Community" public with permission: Read only
- Create "Community" private with permision: Read and write. Set this only if you also want to enable writing

The community names may differ. Then it is necessary to change the setup for the PmSNMP communication driver in configurators "ReadOnly community name" and "ReadWrite community name".
- Select item "Accept SNMP packets from these hosts" and fill in the list of enabled hosts (enter IP address of the computer where the PROMOTIC application is running..
- Confirm window.
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