Configure ESXi SNMP

To configure and enable SNMP on ESXi, connect to your host using SSH and execute the following commands.

  • Set community to “public”
esxcli system snmp set --communities=public
  • Set the target IP who will receive SNMP information on port 161
esxcli system snmp set --targets XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX@161/public
  • Enable SNMP
esxcli system snmp set --enable true
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