SNMP monitoring

Enabling SNMP monitoring in Kerio Operator

SNMPSimple Network Management Protocol - A protocol for gathering and organizing information about devices in IP networks, and changing devices behavior. is a protocol which allows you to monitor Kerio Operator status.

  1. In the administration interface, go to Network > General.
  2. Click Configure.
  3. Check SNMP monitoring is enabled.
  4. In the Location field, type any text which will help you recognize the server and its location.
  5. In the Contact field, type address which will help you recognize the server and its location.
  6. Select which version to use — 2c (default password contains string public) or 3.


Version 2c supports passwords as plain text only (community string), version 3 supports encryption. Some monitoring tools, however, do not support version 3.

Using Cacti for SNMP monitoring

Cacti is a standard monitoring tool which can handle the SNMP protocol.

If you use CactiMonitoring tool based on SNMP. to monitor your servers, go to to acquire a template for Kerio Operator. It was created for Cacti 8.8 and newer and contains graphs similar to screen-shot below.

To import the template, follow these steps:

  1. Connect to your Cacti with your browser.
  2. Download the template archive and extract it.
  3. Select Import Templates.
  4. Click Choose File and select the XML template file.

Once the import is finished, go to the Devices section, add a new device, enter the DNS name of Kerio Operator and in the Host Template menu select Kerio Operator.