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ap-trapd - a SNMP trap processing daemon
ap-trapd[ -idevice] [-uuser] [-s]
It's a SNMP trap processing daemon that accepts traps, parse them and store useful data using syslog, at logging LEVEL0.
to listen for SNMP traps on the particular device (this option only works at Linux). To be running by user different from
nobody you may specify
To correct work with Smartbridges APs specify
key (they use specific traps).
Utility added to ap-utils from version 0.8.
To store traps to own log file you may add next string to your
After doing it, just restart syslogd with command like
killall -HUP syslogd
When a trap is received, a message will be logged indicating that an action happened to the Access Point such as:
This trap message is sent when a Station reassociation request is received from Access Point.
Indicates the reception of an association request packet and the sender Station's successful association with the Access Point.
This trap message is sent when a disassociation notification packet is received from a Station.
This trap message is sent when Access Point Resets.
Trap Setting IP Address with Ping:
This trap message is sent when the Access Point IP address is set with the transmission of a ping message.
Trap Start Up:
This trap message is sent when the Access Point Starts Up.
Trap Failed To Erase Flash:
This trap message is sent when Access Point Failed To Erase Flash.
Access Point Client is scanning...
Access Point Client is authenticating with the AP.
Access Point Client is associating with the AP.
Access Point Client is reassociating with the AP.
Access Point Client has failed authenticating with the AP.
Access Point Client has failed associating with the AP.
Access Point Client has been connected with the AP.
Access Point Client has been disconnected from the AP.
Access Point Client has failed scanning!
Access Point Client has failed joining!
Access Point Client is in join state.
Smartbridges specific TRAPS
Multiple attached stations in the ethernet size
Utility ap-trapd must be running by 'root', after opening port utility change owner to 'nobody', so this user must exist in you system.
You may set
using -u option as described below for change default unprivileged user.