Simple Network Management Protocol


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Simple Network Management Protocol

(protocol)
(SNMP) The Internet standard protocol, defined in STD 15, RFC 1157, developed to manage nodes on an IP network. SNMP is not limited to TCP/IP. It can be used to manage and monitor all sorts of equipment including computers, routers, wiring hubs, toasters and jukeboxes.

See also Management Information Base, Simple Network Management Protocol version 2.
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Standards-based support, including Wired for Management (WfM), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Common Information Model (CIM), Advanced System Format (ASF), Web-based Enterprise Management (WBEM) and Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
When used with any Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)-compliant network management system, third party components are unnecessary, and the integration effort is significantly simplified.
1 also adds the capability to capture configuration files and the status of highly secure devices without relying on Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) or File Transfer Protocol (FTP), which may be disabled or may place an unacceptable load on a low bandwidth communication channel.

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