Net-SNMP provides two server applications, or demons (aka daemons). These servers usually run in the background on a machine, listening for incoming packets and, if necessary, responding to them.
The first daemon is snmpd, which is a SNMP agent. snmpd listens for SNMP requests. A typical SNMP agent allows a client to query information about the device running the SNMP agent. Some devices also allow configuration to be set via SNMP.
The Net-SNMP agent can be built to monitor things such as
The second daemon is snmptrapd, which is a SNMP notification receiver. snmptrapd listens for incoming SNMP notifications (traps and informs). When a notification is received, snmptrapd can be configured to
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