Would you like to learn how to use configure the iDrac SNMP trap feature? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure iDrac interface to send SNMP trap messages to a network management server.

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Tutorial iDrac - SNMP Trap Configuration

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your iDRAC interface and access the administrative web interface.

idrac login

On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.

Factory default access information:
Username: root
Password: calvin

After a successful login, the administrative menu will be displayed.

Access the Server menu and select the Alerts option.

iDrac alerts menu

On the top of the screen, access the SNMP and Email Settings tab.

idrac snmp trap configuration

Enter the IP address where the iDrac should send the SNMP traps.

Enter the SNMP Community of the SNMP TRAP.

Click on the Apply button.

idrac snmp trap

Select the SNMP trap format and click on the Apply button.

snmp trap idrac

On the top of the screen, access the Alerts tab and enable the iDrac Alert feature.

enable idrac alert

Locate the Alerts and Remote System Log Configuration area.

Check the desired SNMP trap checkboxes and click on the Apply button.

idrac alert snmp trap

Congratulations! you have finished the iDrac SNMP trap configuration successfully.