Enable SNMP on VMware

Login to your VMware server through SSH and backup the existing configuration file:

cp /etc/vmware/snmp.xml /etc/vmware/snmp.xml.org

Edit the snmp configuration file and set enable to true and communities to public or the community name you want to use:

vi /etc/vmware/snmp.xml

Then restart the SNMP service /sbin/services.sh restart.