Debian – How to disable snmpd ia_addr insert messages?

You have Debian and Ubuntu servers which runs snmpd service and are getting following message every 30 seconds within /var/log/syslog

This problem is related with the log level start options of snmpd service

With the above configuration, snmpd service sends all the logs including LOG_DEBUG to syslog. You need to change minimum loglevel parameter as LOG_INFO to fix this problem.

If you want to change loglevel as LOG_ERROR and above, you can use -LS3d


After systemd migration starting from Debian 9 Stretch, you need to change /lib/systemd/system/snmpd.service file, not /etc/default/snmpd file: