[erlang-questions] Sending SNMP traps

Cameron Kerr <>
Thu May 14 21:43:13 CEST 2009


Do you perhaps need a call to snmp:start/0 or snmp:start_agent/0 ?

When you say the agent is running, are you referring to a net-snmp  
agent, or an Erlang snmp: or snmpa: agent?

On 15/05/2009, at 2:40 AM, Attila Rajmund Nohl wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I try to send an SNMP trap from erlang to an external manager
> (snmptrapd from net-snmp), but it doesn't want to work. I've
> configured the agent using snmp:config(), but when I try to send the
> trap, I get this:
> 3> snmpa:send_notification(snmp_master_agent, coldStart, no_receiver,
> "standard trap", []).
> ** exception exit: {noproc,{gen_server,call,
>                                       [snmp_master_agent,
>                                        {send_trap,coldStart,"standard
> trap",[],no_receiver,[]},
>                                        infinity]}}
>     in function  gen_server:call/3
>
> The SNMP agent seems to be running, because I can run snmpwalk against
> it, so what's the problem?
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