The topics covered in this chapter include:
Default SNMP Values
Configuring SNMP (Web)
Configuring SNMP (CLI)
SNMP Configuration Examples
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) provides a method for
managing network devices. The PowerConnect M6220, M6348, M8024, and
M8024-k switches support SNMP version 1, SNMP version 2, and SNMP
What Is SNMP?
SNMP is a standard protocol that enables remote monitoring and
management of a device through communication between an SNMP
manager and an SNMP agent on the remote device. The SNMP manager is
typically part of a Network Management System (NMS) that runs on an
administrative host. The switch software includes Management Information
Base (MIB) objects that the SNMP agent queries and modifies. The switch
uses standard public MIBs and private MIBs.
A MIB acts as a structured road map for managed objects. A managed object
is any feature or setting that can be configured or monitored on the switch.
An Object Identifier (OID) is the unique number assigned to an object
defined in a MIB. An OID is written as a sequence of subidentifiers in