Why does snmptrapd warning message "snmptrapd[XXXX]: Warning: no access control information configured...*NOT* accept any incoming notifications."

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  • What to do if snmptrapd logs warning messages like below
snmptrapd[XXXX]: Warning: no access control information configured.
                      (Config search path: /etc/snmp:/usr/share/snmp:/usr/lib64/snmp)
                    This receiver will *NOT* accept any incoming notifications.
  • snmptrapd can't work correctly and will not accept any incoming notifications.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • net-snmp

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