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Set up SNMP data monitoring

Set up your network devices so they send network data to New Relic.

Add SNMP data

Prerequisites and supported SNMP versions

New Relic prerequisites

Linux host prerequisites

  • Docker installed in a Linux host.
  • SSH access to the Docker host, with the ability to launch new containers.

SNMP devices prerequisites

Configured network devices for SNMP polling from the ktranslate docker container. Some samples of basic SNMP configurations can be found here:

Network security prerequisites

Direction

Source

Destination

Ports

Protocol

Outbound

Docker host

ktranslate image on Docker Hub or Quay.io

443

TCP

Outbound

Docker host

New Relic Metric API US Endpoint: https://metric-api.newrelic.com EU Endpoint: https://metric-api.eu.newrelic.com

443

TCP

Outbound

Docker host

New Relic Log API US Endpoint: https://log-api.newrelic.com EU Endpoint: https://log-api.eu.newrelic.com

443

TCP

Outbound

Docker host

Target devices for SNMP polling

161 (default)

UDP

Inbound

Source devices for SNMP Trap data

Docker host

162 (default)

UDP

Supported SNMP versions

Our network monitoring container supports all major versions of SNMP (v1, v2c, and v3). Additionally, SNMP v3 has support for the following authentication and privacy settings:

Set up SNMP data monitoring in New Relic

  1. Go to one.newrelic.com and click Add more data.

  2. Scroll down until you see Network monitoring and click SNMP.

  3. Follow the steps in New Relic.

    one.newrelic.com > Add more data > Network monitoring > SNMP to set up SNMP data monitoring.

  4. Visualize your network performance data in New Relic.

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