HowTo play with SNMP

This mini HowTo describes how to use the SNMP client tools to retrieve human readable information from devices running an SNMP daemon. In the examples below mini-snmpd is used as the daemon and as client both the command line net-snmp tool and the snmpB GUI are used. Personally I use both Ubuntu and Debian, so the tools I use to download the clients will reflect that. See your respective UNIX distro’s help pages for how to install these client tools in your operating system. [Read More]