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Enabling SNMP in Windows 10

SNMP has been around since 1988 and was critical when network analysts monitored equipment. It was also a very important part of a technician’s toolbox when troubleshooting. Some of the more common things I use SNMP for is to determine uptime, bandwidth usage, errors and even software inventory.

There are many free SNMP based applications out there like mrtg ( and even command line tools like SNMP Software’s SNMPWALK ( When combined with WMI based tools you can get a lot of detail with requiring a Windows login account.

In the past articles I covered how to enable SNMP in windows 7 and 8. In this video I cover how to enable SNMP in Windows 10 and what to look for.


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