Please note the following customizations of the Net-SNMP packages for
The default configuration for snmpd is rather paranoid for security
reasons. Edit /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf or run snmpconf to allow greater
The snmpconf program provides a simple, menu driven way of configuring
the snmp applications and daemons.
You can individually control whether or not snmpd and snmpdtrap are
run by editing /etc/default/snmp. In addition, neither daemon will be
run if its config file /etc/snmp is removed.
As of net-snmp version 5.0, master agentx support must be enabled in
snmpd before snmptrapd can be run. See snmpd.conf(5) for how to do
As of net-snmp version 5.0, the community string can no longer be
specified after the agent parameter on the command line. It must now
be specified with the -c option. Please see snmpcmd(1) for more
snmpd is built with TCP Wrappers. Make sure your /etc/hosts.allow and
/etc/hosts.deny files account for this.