Simple Network Management Protocol

Components 1. SNMP manager - System that controls (set) and monitors (get) network devices. This is usually a network management system (NMS). 2. SNMP agent - System that reports to the manager by responding to manager's get request or by sending snmp trap to NMS. 3. Management information base (MIB) - Database of SNMP agents. … Continue reading Simple Network Management Protocol

SNMP: Prevent your devices from high CPU utilization by using snmp view

Recently I was doing Cisco netManager testing and familiarization, the NMS needs snmp to discover devices and hence as usual I configured snmp with my lab equipments, however little did I know the configuration I did was unnecessary and would hog the devices' cpu process utilization. My original configuration was: snmp-server enable trap snmp-server community … Continue reading SNMP: Prevent your devices from high CPU utilization by using snmp view