This is the documentation for Cloudera Manager 5.0.0.
Documentation for other versions is available at Cloudera Documentation.

Configuring Alert SNMP Delivery

  Important: This feature is available only with a Cloudera Enterprise license.
For other licenses, the following applies:
  • Cloudera Express - the feature is not available.
  • Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub Edition Trial - the feature will not be available after you end the trial or the trial license expires.
To obtain a license for Cloudera Enterprise, please fill in this form or call 866-843-7207. After you install a Cloudera Enterprise license, the feature will be available.

Enabling, Configuring, and Disabling SNMP Traps

  1. Before you enable SNMP traps, configure the trap receiver (Network Management System or SNMP server) with the Cloudera MIB.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Select Clusters > Cloudera Management Services > mgmt.
    • On the Status tab of the Home page, in Cloudera Management Services table, click the mgmt link.
  3. Select Configuration > View and Edit.
  4. Select Alert Publisher Default Group > SNMP.
    • Enter the DNS name or IP address of the Network Management System (SNMP server) acting as the trap receiver in the SNMP NMS Hostname property.
    • In the SNMP Security Level property, select the version of SNMP you are using: SNMPv2, SNMPv3 without authentication and without privacy (noAuthNoPriv), or SNMPv3 with authentication and without privacy (authNoPriv) and specify the required properties:
      • SNMPv2 - SNMPv2 Community String.
      • SNMPv3 without authentication (noAuthNoPriv) - SNMP Server Engine Id and SNMP Security UserName.
      • SNMPv3 with authentication (authNoPriv) - SNMP Server Engine Id, SNMP Security UserName, SNMP Authentication Protocol, and SNMP Authentication Protocol Pass Phrase.
    • You can also change other settings such as the port, retry, or timeout values.
  5. Click Save Changes when you are done.
  6. Restart the Alert Publisher role.

To disable SNMP traps, remove the hostname from the SNMP NMS Hostname property (alert.snmp.server.hostname).

Viewing the Cloudera MIB

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Select Clusters > Cloudera Management Services > mgmt.
    • On the Status tab of the Home page, in Cloudera Management Services table, click the mgmt link.
  2. Select Configuration > View and Edit.
  3. Select Alert Publisher Default Group > SNMP.
  4. In the Description column for the first property (SNMP NMS Hostname) click the SMNP Mib link.