Python SNMP trap receiver

What you will learn here about python SNMP trap

  • How to install pysnmp library
  • Python SNMP trap receiver

In order to use python as SNMP trap receiver you need to install pysnmp library. So first we will see how to install pysnmp library and then we will see how to use python as SNMP trap receiver.
Please click on the below link to become master in SNMP.

Master SNMP Protocol

How to install pysnmp library

Please follow the following steps to know how to install pysnmp library.

1)Please open your command in administrator mode

2)Navigate to your python installed folder which is shown below.

cd < Enter python installed path here >

install pysnmp library
3)Execute the following command to install pysnmp library.

    • Execute following command to install pysnmp for python 3 and above version
pip3 install pysnmp

install pysnmp library python

    • Execute following command to install pysnmp for below python 3 version
pip install pysnmp

Python SNMP trap receiver

Please follow the following steps to use Python as SNMP trap receiver.
1)Assuming you have successfully implemented the above steps

2)Now please download the following Python SNMP trap receiver code.
Download Python SNMP trap receiver code (101 downloads)

3)Unzip the downloaded file.

4)Now please Unzip code with your python IDE

5)Now please modify the SNMP trap receiver address which is shown below.
SNMP trap receiver is listening on port 163
SNMP Trap receiver address

6)Now please click on Run to run the python SNMP trap receiver code

7)After running code. You may ask to allow this app to run, Please click on yes to allow.
Allow SNMP port

8)Now please open the SNMP manager. If you do not have SNMP manager please click on the below link.

SNMP Manager

9)Now please click on Tools -> Trap Sender
SNMP manager

10)Now please follow the following steps which is shown below

  1. Enter your Trap listener IP address
  2. Enter the port number as 163
  3. Now please click on Add
  4. Enter OID for which you want to send trap
  5. Enter value for OID which you want to send
    SNMP manager Trap sender

11)Now click on Send Trap to send trap
SNMP manager send trap

12)Now please check your python output terminal to see received trap
python snmp trap receiver

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