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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 What Is SNMP?

    1. Network Management and Monitoring

    2. RFCs and SNMP Versions

    3. Managers and Agents

    4. The Structure of Management Information and MIBS

    5. Host Management

    6. A Brief Introduction to Remote Monitoring (RMON)

    7. Getting More Information

  2. Chapter 2 A Closer Look at SNMP

    1. SNMP and UDP

    2. SNMP Communities

    3. The Structure of Management Information

    4. Extensions to the SMI in Version 2

    5. A Closer Look at MIB-II

    6. SNMP Operations

    7. Host Management Revisited

    8. Remote Monitoring Revisited

  3. Chapter 3 NMS Architectures

    1. Hardware Considerations

    2. NMS Architectures

    3. A Look Ahead

  4. Chapter 4 SNMP-Compatible Hardware

    1. What Does SNMP-Compatible Really Mean?

    2. Is My Device SNMP-Compatible?

    3. Upgrading Your Hardware

    4. In the End

    5. A Look Ahead

  5. Chapter 5 Network-Management Software

    1. SNMP Agents

    2. NMS Suites

    3. Element Managers (Vendor-Specific Management)

    4. Trend Analysis

    5. Supporting Software

  6. Chapter 6 Configuring Your NMS

    1. HP’s OpenView Network Node Manager

    2. Castle Rock’s SNMPc Enterprise Edition

  7. Chapter 7 Configuring SNMP Agents

    1. Parameter Settings

    2. Security Concerns

    3. Agent Configuration Walkthroughs

  8. Chapter 8 Polling and Setting

    1. Retrieving a Single MIB Value

    2. Retrieving Multiple MIB Values

    3. Setting a MIB Value

    4. Error Responses

  9. Chapter 9 Polling and Thresholds

    1. Internal Polling

    2. External Polling

  10. Chapter 10 Traps

    1. Understanding Traps

    2. Receiving Traps

    3. Sending Traps

  11. Chapter 11 Extensible SNMP Agents

    1. Net-SNMP

    2. SystemEDGE

    3. OpenView’s Extensible Agent

  12. Chapter 12 Adapting SNMP to Fit Your Environment

    1. General Trap-Generation Program

    2. Who’s Logging into My Machine? (I-Am-in)

    3. Throw Core

    4. Veritas Disk Check

    5. Disk-Space Checker

    6. Port Monitor

  13. Chapter 13 MRTG

    1. Using MRTG

    2. Viewing Graphs

    3. Graphing Other Objects

    4. Other Data-Gathering Applications

    5. Pitfalls

    6. Getting Help

  1. Appendix Using Input and Output Octets

  2. Appendix More on OpenView’s NNM

    1. Using External Data

    2. Adding a Menu to NNM

    3. Profiles for Different Users

    4. Using NNM for Communications

  3. Appendix Net-SNMP Tools

    1. Net-SNMP and MIB Files

    2. Common Command-Line Arguments

    3. Net-SNMP Command-Line Tools

  4. Appendix SNMP RFCs

    1. SMIv1 Data Definition Language

    2. SMIv2 Data Definition Language

    3. SNMPv1 Protocol

    4. SNMPv2 Protocol

    5. SNMPv3 Protocol

    6. SNMP Agent Extensibility

    7. SMIv1 MIB Modules

    8. SMIv2 MIB Modules

    9. IANA-Maintained MIB Modules

    10. Related Documents

  5. Appendix SNMP Support for Perl

    1. MIB Management Routines

    2. SNMP Operations

  6. Appendix SNMPv3

    1. Changes in SNMPv3

    2. Configuring SNMPv3

    3. Final Words on SNMPv3

  7. Colophon