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How to start and configure net snmp in red hat linux (it is installed properly). I am a beginner here. Any steps or useful links to do that?

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To start it

service snmpd start

To ensure that it starts at boot

chkconfig snmpd on

Edit your /etc/snmpd/snmpd.conf file and make sure that your community strings are set to something non-default (i.e. not "public").

Other than that, what are you trying to achieve with SNMP? Cacti integration (or some other monitoring system)?

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