snmp Call “HostServiceSystem.Start” for object “serviceSystem” on ESXi “” failed.

During the snmp daemon enabling in vmware esxi 5.5.0 the following error appears.

We have to enable snmp service in /etc/vmware/snmp.xml , log through in ssh and

~ # vi /etc/vmware/snmp.xml

this is the default content






also we can add and snmp community


restart all the services

/sbin/ restart