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    Enable snmp on ESX5 host

    Enable SSH access on ESX host
    Install vmware vSphere CLI

    Go to:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\bin

    See configuration with:
    vicfg-snmp.pl –server -s

    Setup snmp:
    vicfg-snmp.pl –server -c info -p 161 -t,
    vicfg-snmp -server -y indications

    vicfg-snmp -server -y sensors — esx host
    161 – port (udp) target (HP SIM etc.)
    info – my community string

    Enable snmp
    vicfg-snmp.pl –server -E

    Se configuration agin.
    vicfg-snmp.pl –server -s

    test with snmpwalk:
    SnmpWalk.exe -r: -c:info

    On a ESXi5.1 and newer, use esxcfg-snmp.pl isted of vicfg-snmp.pl