Why snmpd does not start when creating symlink to snmpd.conf file ?

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • snmpd failing to start with below error when creating symlink to snmpd.conf file
snmpd: Error opening specified endpoint "udp:<port>"
snmpd: Server Exiting with code 1

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • net-snmp package

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