How to get started with snmpcollector
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How to get started with snmpcollector


Article ID: 131074


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DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM) Unified Infrastructure Management for Mainframe CA Unified Infrastructure Management SaaS (Nimsoft / UIM)


Use of the  Snmpcollector probe for network device monitoring.


  • Release: Any
  • Component: UIMSNC
  • snmpcollector


The recommended  probe  for network device monitoring is the snmpcollector probe which should be installed on a hub with sufficient resources.

Before you get started please refer to the following link:

snmpcollector performance tuning and optimization guidelines

Then check to make sure the specific device/model is supported out of the box, otherwise the device may need to be certified through self-certification:

You can check if the particular device is already supported at:

How to configure the snmpcollector probe

Probe download

snmpcollector Device Support

Install snmpcollector

Additional Information

This probe is applicable for any SNMP enabled device. A certification request can be submitted for any SNMP-enabled device or you can perform self-certification.

SNMP Device Self-Certification

How to perform self-certification for a device with the snmpcollector probe