What is SNMP?

Trainee Asked on November 2, 2019 in Computer,   Internet,   Networking.
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SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol. It is a network protocol used for collecting organizing and exchanging information between network devices. SNMP is widely used in network management for configuring network devices like switches, hubs, routers, printers, servers.

SNMP consists of the below components:

  • SNMP Manager
  • Managed device
  • SNMP Agent
  • Management Information Base (MIB)

The below diagram shows how these components are connected with each other in the SNMP architecture:

RE: What is SNMP?

SNMP is a part of the TCP/IP suite. There are 3 main versions of SNMP which include SNMPv1, SNMPv2, and SNMPv3.

Reviewer Answered on November 2, 2019.
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