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Q7050025: Is the Windows SNMP Trap Service required to receive SNMP Traps with Network Monitor?
No, it is not required. It is even not possible to receive traps through SNMP with Network Monitor while the Windows SNMP Trap Service is running, unless you specify a different port for the ActiveXperts trap listener. If you have the Windows SNMP Traps Service running (default on port 162), ActiveXperts Network Monitor will NOT be able to receive incoming SNMP Traps. ActiveXperts opens an UDP socket (default port 162) to listen for incoming traps; only one process at a time can listen for packets on...
Network Monitor > Monitoring SNMP
Q7050027: When I try to start listening for incoming traps, I get a SYSTEM ERROR in my Network Monitor log saying: "Failed to listen for incoming SNMP traps. Either the port is in use, or the Windows SNMP trap service is started". I'm pretty sure that no other SNMP process is running.
Q7050020: Is the Windows SNMP Trap Service required to send out SNMP Traps from Network Monitor?
Q7050015: I want to monitor devices through SNMP. Is the Windows SNMP Service required to be installed and running?