SNMP Data Packets

The Network Management System (NMS) communicates with the individual Agents which run on the individual network components by sending data packets.

There are the following 6 data packets:

GetRequest: Request of a data packet

GetNextRequest: Retrieving the subsequent data packet

GetBulk: Retrieving several data packets

SetRequest: Instruction to the Agent to change the value of a certain data packet

GetResponse: Responding to a previous data packet

Trap: Message sent to the Network Management System by an Agent to inform about an event

SNMP Data Packets
See also:
Network Management System (NMS)
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

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