simple network management protocol

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simple network management protocol

A protocol for networked devices: all SNMP-compatible devices respond to the same commands to send, reject or accept data messages.
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The SNMP protocol uses five basic messages for protocol communications between a SNMP manager and a SNMP agent.
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