Configuring Traps

The TCA6000 and TCA6500 Timing Clients can be configured to send event information to Trap destinations on a network.

Specifying SNMPv3 Contacts

The TCA6000 and TCA6500 Timing Clients can be configured to send alarm information to SNMP community files. To configure the Timing Client to send information to community files:

  1. Click the Config tab. The Config page appears.
  2. Locate the Trap tab at the top right of the screen. See Figure 9.
  3. In the sysLocation field, enter the location where the Timing Client is located.
  4. In the sysName field, enter the name to be used to identify the Timing Client.
  5. In the sysContact field, enter the X-address of the manager to be used by the Timing Client.
  6. In the ReadOnlyComm field, enter the string that you want the Timing Client to use to access the local SNMP read community.
  7. In the RWriteComm field, enter the string to be used by the Timing Client to access the local SNMP read community.
  8. Click Apply to save changes to memory.

    Figure 9: Timing Client Config Page—Trap Pane

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Client Config Page—Trap Pane

Creating Trap Targets

To create a Trap destination, perform the following from the Trap pane, as shown in Figure 9.

  1. Click the Config tab.
  2. Locate the Trap tab across the top of the Config screen.
  3. In the Address field, enter the IP address or domain name where the Timing Client will send event information.
  4. In the Version area, select the button displaying the version of SNMP supported by the Trap.
  5. Click the Save button to save changes to memory.

Deleting Trap Targets

To delete a Trap destination:

  1. Click the Config tab.
  2. Locate the Trap tab across the top tabs of the Config screen.
  3. Click the Trap address to be deleted.
  4. Click the Delete button to remove the entry from the Trap window and from memory.