Simple Network Management Protocol

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Simple Network Management Protocol definition

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(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.
(1995-02-15)
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