bsnmpd help

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Apr 28 13:13:18 UTC 2006

Sean Murphy <smurphy at> writes:

> I am running FreeBSD 5.4 and would like to monitor it using the
> included bsnmpd.  However the handbook did not have any information
> about it, the man page was pretty lean and the list archive is very
> scarce on the topic.
> I checked the /etc/defaults/rc.conf and noticed there is not an
> enable_bsnmpd that I can add so it starts up.
> Could someone point me to a good guide to bsnmpd I would really like
> to start using it.

It's still pretty new, so it's not in heavy use yet.  rc support is
present in 6.x, but nobody seems to have written up cookbook examples
so far.  

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