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trap-group group-name {categories {category;}destination-port port-number;routing-instance instance;targets {address;}version (all | v1 | v2);}

Hierarchy Level

[edit snmp]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Create a named group of hosts to receive the specified trap notifications. The name of the trap group is embedded in SNMP trap notification packets as one variable binding (varbind) known as the community name. At least one trap group must be configured for SNMP traps to be sent.


group-name—Name of the trap group. If the name includes spaces, enclose it in quotation marks (" ").

The remaining statements are explained separately.

Required Privilege Level

snmp—To view this statement in the configuration.

snmp-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Published: 2010-04-27