Configuring the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
provides a standard for monitoring and controlling TCP/IP-based
networks. SNMP allows the
retrieval and alteration of networking information maintained
by hosts and routers attached to a network. A network administrator
can use SNMP to diagnose and correct network problems from remote
By using the SCO SNMP implementation, a network administrator
can gather information such as routing entries, interface status,
and protocol statistics. If problems are encountered, the administrator
can manipulate items such as the ARP cache and the routing table to
add, delete, and modify entries.
This chapter describes SNMP commands and files, explains how
to configure SNMP, and shows some examples of how you might
use SNMP to troubleshoot your network.
How SNMP works
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003