Check traffic on specific port using tcpdump

To see traffic on a specific port using tcpdump.

Run the below

tcpdump -i eth1 'port 80'


Esxi – Add SNMP

To add SNMP to free esxi 5.0 do the below.

Log onto esxi CLI

vi /etc/vmware/snmp.xml

Make the following amendments detailed below

<targets>YOURSERVERIPHERE@161 public</targets>
</snmpSettings> restart

The server should now be available to be polled via snmp.