WebNMS SNMP API Editions

WebNMS SNMP API is offered in two editions: Standard and Professional. The following table highlights the features in each:

Functionality WebNMS SNMP API Standard Edition WebNMS SNMP API Professional Edition
SNMP communication for SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, and SNMPv3
SNMPv3 Security
MIB support for SMIv1 and SMIv2 formats
Command line tools to perform SNMP operations on remote agents.
Applet support
SNMP Applet Server (SAS) to facilitate communication between applets and managed devices / across firewalls
EJB support for developing scalable multi-tier network management applications
RMI and CORBA access for distributed computing support
MIB Browser tool
Database support for storing compiled MIBs and SNMPv3 configuration.

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Product Life Cycle Plan

WebNMS has announced Product Life Cycle Plan for WebNMS SNMP API based on WebNMS Product Life Cycle Policy. With the release of WebNMS SNMP API 4, the previous versions will not be available for purchase or active support. WebNMS will strive to ensure a smooth transition for the existing customers of 2.x and 3.x versions to the latest version 4 by means of Product Life Cycle Plan as defined below. Please feel free to mail to snmp-support@webnms.com for any clarifications.

WebNMS will actively support the current released version of the product available in the web site and will announce the Product Life Cycle statement, as and when required, for the other versions of the product.

Product Life Cycle Road Map

Based on the above guidelines, the product life cycle stages of the various WebNMS SNMP API releases done till date are as shown below:

Release Version Support Phase EOL Date
Active Extended Minimal
1.x July 1, 2003
2.x October 1, 2003
3.0 April 1, 2004
3.1 April 1, 2004
3.2 April 1, 2004
3.3 October 1, 2004
3.3.1 October 1, 2004
4.0.0 February 29, 2012
4.0.1       February 29, 2012
4.0.2       February 29, 2012
4.0.3       February 29, 2012
4.0.4     -
4.0.5     -
4.0.6     -
4.0.7     -

The various WebNMS SNMP API releases 1.x, 2.x and 3.x done till date are scheduled to enter the Extended support phase, Minimal support phase, and EOL phase as shown below:


Customer List

Partial list of WebNMS SNMP API customers:

  • Astra Telecom
  • ADC
  • Alcatel
  • APC
  • AT&T
  • Avaya
  • Bridgewave Communications
  • CISCO Systems
  • Convergent Networks
  • Electronic Data Systems
  • EMC
  • EHPT
  • Ericsson
  • Exite @ Home
  • Extreme Networks
  • GI Corporation
  • HP
  • Internet Security Systems
  • Korea Teleco
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Logica
  • Kyocera 
  • Lucent Technologies
  • MCI Worldcom
  • Micromuse
  • Motorola
  • Nato Agency
  • Nokia
  • Nortel Networks
  • Qualcomm
  • Siemens
  • SS8 Networks
  • StorageTek
  • Telcordia
  • TRW
  • Unisys Corporation
  • Vodafone
  • Wavelink