SNMP In A Windows Environment

The dif­fi­cult part with man­ag­ing SNMP via Group Pol­i­cy is that SNMP is not installed by default. The first step is to install SNMP on all the machines you want to mon­i­tor via SNMP. This can be man­aged a cou­ple ways. The sim­plest method that I have used is the one Zenoss rec­om­mends. If you only have a cou­ple of machines to install SNMP on, it may be eas­i­er just to go into the Add/Remove Pro­grams --> Add/Remove Win­dows Com­po­nents --> Man­age­ment and Mon­i­tor­ing Tools --> Sim­ple Net­work Mon­i­tor­ing Pro­to­col. Read More