Simple Network Management Protocol/Definition

From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is developing and not approved.
Main Article
Talk
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
 
A definition or brief description of Simple Network Management Protocol.

The protocol used, in the Internet Protocol Suite, to read and write management information into managed objects, and to accept asynchronous traps (i.e., alarms) from them; SNMP does not prescribe the format of managed information, that being the role of Management Information Base specifications