Using the Trap Definition Import Tool

The Trap Definition Import tool is used to import SNMP Trap definitions into the Passive Monitor Library. The list in this dialog is populated by the MIBs typically in your WhatsUp Gold MIB folder (\Program Files\Ipswitch\WhatsUp\Data\Mibs).

The SNMP Trap monitors that are listed are based on one of three things:

To import SNMP trap definitions into the Passive Monitor Library:

  1. In the WhatsUp Gold console, click Tools > Trap Definition Import Tool. The Trap Definition Import Tool dialog opens.

  2. Click to select the traps you want to import, then click Import to passive monitor library. The Trap Import Results dialog opens and provides a message about the import results. Traps that already exist in the database are not imported again.