snmptd probe will not bind to 162 on linux server

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Article ID: 221920

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Products

CA Unified Infrastructure Management On-Premise (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

Unable to get the snmptd probe to bind to port 162 on a linux based robot.

Cause

Owner of the nimsoft directory is a non root user.

Environment

Release : 20.3

Component : UIM - SNMPTD

Resolution

The following may help with this:

/usr/sbin/setcap CAP_NET_BIND_SERVICE=+eip /opt/nimsoft/probes/gateway/snmptd/snmptd

Additional Information

https://access.redhat.com/solutions/3479331