Integration overview for the SNMP Manager plugin - SNMP Manager 4.1

SNMP Manager Plugin Guide 4.1

series
SNMP Manager 4.1
revised_modified
2019-08-08

You can integrate SNMP devices into Security Center using the SNMP Manager plugin by following a sequence of steps.

The following table lists the tasks required for the integration with Security Center, and how to verify that the integration was successful.
Step Task Where to find more information
Understand prerequisites and key issues before deploying
1 Learn what you can do using the plugin.
2 Before installing the plugin, read the release notes to learn about the new features, the known issues, and the limitations.
3 Learn about the different components and how they connect together.
4 Ensure that the server where the plugin will be installed meets the recommended system requirements and is running a compatible version of Security Center.
Prepare Security Center
5 In Security Center, create a georeferenced map. Maps can enhance your situation awareness as you represent and control your security devices directly on maps.
6 Verify that the Security Center license has a valid certificate for the plugin. Go to the Config Tool home page, click About > Certificates, and confirm that SNMP Manager is in the list.
Deploy the plugin
7 On a Security Center server, download the plugin and install it.
8 Grant users the privileges that they need. This plugin does not add any privileges to Security Center.
9 In Config Tool, create the SNMP Manager plugin role.
10 Schedule regular cleaning and backing up of the plugin database.
Enroll and configure the devices
11 Create templates for the SNMP devices that you want to monitor.
12 Add the SNMP devices that you want to monitor.
13 Create rules for SNMP events and when the values of properties on SNMP devices change.