Configuring the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

For more about SNMP

To obtain more information about SNMP and other related protocols, consult the following manual pages:

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getid(ADMN) retrieve system MIB variables
getmany(ADMN) retrieve class of SNMP variables
getmet(ADMN) retrieve routing metrics from SNMP entity
getnext(ADMN) retrieve the next SNMP variable
getone(ADMN) retrieve a single SNMP variable
getroute(ADMN) retrieve routing info from SNMP entity
getsub(ADMN) retrieve routing subnets from SNMP entity
snmpd(ADMN) the SNMP daemon
snmpstat(ADMN) SNMP statistics command
mosy(ADMN) managed object compiler
post_mosy(ADMN) back-end wrapper for mosy
setany(ADMN) set an SNMP variable
trap_rece(ADMN) receive an SNMP trap
trap_send(ADMN) send an SNMP trap
snmpd.comm(SFF) communities configuration file
snmpd.conf(SFF) system configuration file
snmpd.peers(SFF) peers configuration file
snmpd.trap(SFF) trap configuration file

To get more information about SNMP and related protocols, see the following Requests for Comments (RFCs). For information on how to obtain RFCs, see ``Obtaining RFCs from the Internet''.

RFC Title
768 User Datagram Protocol
1058 Routing Information Protocol
1155 Structure and Identification of Management Information for TCP/IP-Based Internets
1156 Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-Based Internets
1157 Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
1213 Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based Internets:MIB-II
1227 SNMP MUX Protocol and MIB
A good place to start for beginners is the book The Simple Book, by Marshall T. Rose, copyright 1991 by Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs NJ. ISBN: 0-13-812611-9.

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