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This documentation space contains information about PATROL Agents when deployed in a TrueSight Operations Management environment. If you are a BMC Helix Operations Management user, see PATROL Agent 22.1 for BMC Helix Operations Management.

SNMP variables

In the PATROL Agent Configuration Utility, these variables are located in /snmp.


/SNMP variables

Variable

Description

Format

For information, see page

_name_

SNMP name

Text string (snmp)

Cannot be changed

_type_

SNMP type

Text string (DATA_ REPOSITORY)

Cannot be changed

accessControlList

Controls access to the agent based on SNMP host name

The SNMP ACL does not use username or mode

*/hostname

When configuration changes take effect

agent_auto_start

Determines whether the SNMP Agent support (SNMP subagent) is started when the PATROL Agent starts
This configuration variable does not work for UNIX.

Boolean (yes, no)

Start the PATROL SNMP subagent automatically

agent_r_community

Sets the read community string for PATROL SNMP Agent (PATROL SNMP Master Agent) operations

Text string

Specify the read community name

agent_w_community

Sets the write community string for PATROL SNMP Agent (PATROL SNMP Master Agent) operations

Text string

Specify the write community name

default_retries

Sets the number of retries for PSL and SNMP operations

Numeric

Retries

default_port

Sets the default port number which the PATROL Agent uses to open sessions with SNMP agents

Numeric

Port

default_r_community

Sets the default community name for SNMP get and getnext operations in PSL

Text string

Read functions

default_timeout

Sets the timeout value in milliseconds for PSL and SNMP operations

Numeric (milliseconds)

Timeout

default_w_community

Sets default community name for SNMP set operations in PSL

Text string

Write functions

ignoreIPAddress

Ignore IP Address of responses to SNMP "get" requests.

Boolean (yes, no)

Ignoring return IPAddresses

master_agent_port

Sets the default listening port

Numeric

This variable is reserved for future use.

masterAgentConfigDir

Points to the directory containing the PATROL SNMP Master Agent configuration file

Text string

Name of configuration file

masterAgentConfigName

Contains the name of PATROL SNMP Master Agent configuration file

Text string

Name of configuration file

masterAgentDir

Points to the directory containing the PATROL SNMP Master Agent executable file

Text string

Name of directory

masterAgentName

Contains the name of the PATROL SNMP Master Agent executable file

Text string

Name of executable

masterAgentParamDir

Points to the directory containing the PATROL SNMP Master Agent nonvolatile information file

Text string

Name of nonvolatile information file directory

masterAgentParamName

Contains the name of PATROL SNMP Master Agent nonvolatile information file

Text string

Name of lnonvolatile information file

masterAgentStartLine

Sets the command that is used on a UNIX system to start the PATROL SNMP Master Agent

Text string

Starting the PATROL SNMP Master Agent

masterAgentWorkingDir

Points to the working directory for the PATROL SNMP Master Agent (contains the PATROL SNMP Master Agent executable file) on UNIX

Text string

Specify the working directory

mibFileName

Contains the MIB file that the PATROL Agent loads for PSL SNMP management functions

Text string

Managing PSL SNMP built-in functions execution

piV1m_list

Contains the list of SNMPV1 managers that are interested in getting automatic SNMP traps from the PATROL Agent.

Text string

(host/port1/access,host2/port2/access)

Destination of SNMP PEM-based traps

support

Determines whether SNMP support is available

Boolean (yes, no)

Set default community name for PSL SNMP functions

sysContact

Contains the value of MIB-II system.sysContact

Text string

Specify the MIB-II information

sysLocation

Contains the value of MIB-II system.sysLocation

Text string

Specify the MIB-II information

sysName

Contains the value of MIB-II system.sysName

Text string

Specify the MIB-II information

trap_port

Sets the UDP port number for SNMP trap listening

Numeric

Name of configuration file directory

trapConfTable

Determines whether to issue SNMP traps to managers of the preconfigured list in the PATROL SNMP Master Agent configuration file

Boolean (yes, no)

Send traps through PATROL SNMP Master Agent

trapMibTable

Determines whether to issue SNMP traps to managers of the preconfigured list in the PATROL SNMP Master Agent configuration file

Boolean (yes, no)

Sample contents of PATROL Agent error log file

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