1. What is an agent? What does SNMP Agent
Agent is an entity of network management system that interface
to the actual device being managed. The SNMP Agent toolkit generates
the agent framework that is capable of managing any number
of devices in the network.
For example, the managed objects of devices such as, bridges,
hubs, routers, or any network servers can easily be managed
using the toolkit without much of code implementation.
5. What are the system requirements for
SNMP Agent Toolkit?
Since the agent is developed in Java, it is platform independent.
The agent can be used in any operating system that supports
Java. WebNMS SNMP Agent toolkit is officially tested in Windows,
Linux, and Solaris.
6. How to install in different
OS and what are its installation requirements?
The WebNMS SNMP Agent Toolkit Java Edition is distributed in
a zip file (35,861,887 bytes) format suitable for Solaris
and Linux platforms. You will need the unzip utility in order
to unzip the file. For Windows NT/98/2000 platform, use the
self-extracting exe (33,035,841 bytes) format.
Additionally, you require the Java Development Kit (JDK)
for your platform to use SNMP Agent Toolkit. JDK 1.6 and higher versions only are supported.
8. Should I have separate license for SNMP
API and Java Edition?
Yes. SNMP API is a product used for developing a manager
application, whereas SNMP Agent Toolkit is a product used for developing
an agent application. The SNMP Agent Toolkit Java Edition product
acts as a wrapper over the SNMP API product and only a portion
of it is bundled with the SNMP Agent Toolkit.
9. Does WebNMS have a discussion forum
for this product ?
To enhance our product through customers' suggestions and
queries, WebNMS has unleashed a new discussion forum. You
can contact Manageengine
Forum where our product experts will be eager to answer
all your questions.