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Configuring SNMP Trap Notification Method in Enterprise Manager Grid Control - Steps and Troubleshooting (Doc ID 434886.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The notification methods define the method by which the notifications will be sent to the EM administrators. The available Notification methods in EM are:

Email Notification
PL/SQL Procedure
OS Command

This document describes the steps involved in configuring the SNMP Trap Notification Method available in Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10g and 11g.

Note: For enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c, please check the <Document 1532325.1> - 12c Cloud Control: Steps to Configure SNMP Trap Notification Method to Send Traps to a Third Party SNMP Console

It is also necessary to define a Notification Rule. The Notification Rule provides an option to choose the targets and conditions under which the OMS should be sending notifications.
The Notification Rules can be configured with the severities/violations of metrics/policies and various states of the Jobs for which the notification has to be sent for.


This document is applicable to EM administrators who want to configure Enterprise Manager to send SNMP Trap Notifications to a third party SNMP tool, whenever critical/warning/clear alerts are raised for the targets.


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In this Document
 SNMP Notification Method
 Loading Enterprise Manager MIB Definitions into SNMP Console
 Configuring SNMP Trap Notification Method
 Troubleshooting Steps

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