Network Monitoring SNMP Trap port is already in use by another program

If you see the following alert in your SCOM console:-

Network Monitoring SNMP Trap port is already in use by another program

You can troubleshoot as follows:-

For SCOM MonitoringHost.exe should be using port 162

So what claimed the SNMP port? Run these 2 simple commands from a command prompt to find out:-

netstat -ano -p udp | find “:162”

In this next command enter the PID  number that was returned the first command within the quotes, in this example it is 3396

tasklist /svc /fi “pid eq 3396”

 

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