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What is meant by Simple Network Management Protocol?

What is meant by Simple Network Management Protocol?

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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is the protocol governing network management and the monitoring of network devices and their functions. It is not necessarily limited to TCP/IP networks.

SNMP is described formally in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comment (RFC) 1157 and in a number of other related RFCs.

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This was first published in February 2005

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