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tinysnmp.conf - TinySNMPd(8) configuration file
The TinySNMP agent configuration file consist of a list of Cisco-style
statements, but may also contain bash-style (hash) comments and whites‐
pace which are simply ignored.
User name or uid of user as which to run the agent.
user ( <userid> | <username> )
Group name or gid of group as which to run agent.
group ( <groupid> | <groupname> )
The file in which the agent should record its process identification
number when it starts. This file is only created if the agent is
started as a daemon.
Address which the server binds to. Only connections arriving at this
address will be accepted.
listen ( <hostname> | <address> ) [ : ( <service> | <port> ) ]
Hosts/subnets allowed access to the agent. There may be multiple allow
allow ( <hostname> | <address> | <network> [ / <cidr-mask> ] )
Community string which clients must use to connect to the server.
Number of seconds to cache ObjectID’s between snmp module updates. This
statement is optional and if omittted, relevant module update callbacks
will be called every time a request is made. You shouldn’t need to ask
questions about the configuration file, because the configuration file
for TinySNMPd is well commented by default.
Some mib modules may have their own configuration sections. These sec‐
tions all begin with a module statement. More details about specific
mib modules may be found in the module sections below.
Module sections may be surrounded by conditional statements. This avoid
parse errors if those modules are not installed.
The system module require its own section which must contain the fol‐
Contact person for this managed node, together with information on how
to contact this person. This will become sysContact.0 in the
The physical location of this node (e.g., ‘telephone, closet, 3rd
floor’). This will become sysLocation.0 in the SNMPv2-MIB.
The ups module require its own section which must contain the following
Specify the hostname of APC UPS Power Management daemon. The default
port is 6543.
Since the module uses non-blocking i/o to communicate to the ups dae‐
mon, you are strongly encouraged to only specify servers on the same
host (preferably localhost).
apcupsd ( <hostname> | <address> ) [ : ( <service> | <port> ) ]
A string identifying the UPS. This will become upsIdentName.0 in the
A string identifying the devices attached to the output of the UPS.
This will become upsIdentAttachedDevices.0 in the UPS-MIB.
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