Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.3 Administration Guide

Setting Up SNMP for Directory Server

This section describes how to set up your server to be monitored through SNMP.

For a description of SNMP implementation in Directory Server, see Directory Server and SNMP in Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.3 Reference.

ProcedureTo Set Up SNMP

For parts of this procedure, you can use DSCC to perform this task. For information, see Directory Service Control Center Interface and the DSCC online help. Other parts of the procedure can only be done using the command line.

  1. Enable the Java ES Monitoring Framework plug-in.

    Use the procedure Enabling Java ES MF Monitoring. This procedure also enables the Common Agent Container, which is part of the Java ES MF.

  2. Access the SNMP-managed objects defined by the MIB and exposed through the agents.

    The tasks required for this step are entirely dependent on your SNMP management system. See your SNMP management system documentation for instructions.

    When exposing the MIB, you might want to use the RFC text files for this MIB. These files are available at