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With the CCMS monitoring architecture, SAP has a flexible management platform for monitoring and managing complex system landscapes of SAP and non-SAP components. The SNMP functions, among other things, are available to you for communicating with external system management programs and monitored components.

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is the de facto standard for managing networks and their components. For the monitoring architecture, it allows both communication with external management platforms and monitoring of SNMP-compatible devices. There is an auto-reaction method available to you for sending SNMP traps. If an alert occurs, the monitoring architecture starts the method which collects the required information and sends the trap to the external management platform.


To be able to send alerts as SNMP traps, you require the package SNMPLIB, which is available for releases as of SAP Web AS 6.10 (see also SAP Note 585110).

Process Flow

Perform the following steps (for a more detailed description of the steps, see Setting Up the Sending of SNMP Traps):

  1. Download the archive SNMPLIB_<Version>.SAR from the SAP Service Marketplace ( published on SAP site), and decompress the archive.
  2. To be able to use the auto-reaction methods for sending SNMP traps, copy the content of the for_central_system directory to the $DIR_EXECUTABLE of all application servers of the central monitoring system.
  3. Adjust the auto-reaction method in the central system - specify above all where the SNMP traps are to be sent. Use CCMS_OnAlert_SNMP_TRAP to send SNMP version 1 and 2c traps to exactly one recipient. Otherwise, use CCMS_OnAlert_SNMP_TRAP_CFG.
  4. Assign the auto-reaction method to the nodes in the alert monitor for which you want alerts to be sent as SNMP traps.