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SNMP Utilities

The following table summarizes the SNMP commands which can be used to set values or request information from the MIB objects on the local host or on other SNMP agents reachable over the IP networks.

To do this...Use this command...
To retrieve the value of an object from a network entity.
To set information on a network entity.
To retrieve management information from a network entity.

To retrieve the values of all objects under a particular location in the MIB object hierarchy tree. Use to obtain the values of all the objects under the system and interfaces nodes.


The retrieval of a complete subtree is referred to as “walking the MIB.”

The SNMP utilities are located in the directory /usr/bin.

For more information on an SNMP command, enter the command with the -h (or --help) argument.

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