1 Department of Information Technology, Technical University of Denmark2 Micro Informatica
SNMP, the Simple Network Management Protocol refers to a set of standards for network management, including a protocol, a database-structure specification and a set of data objects. SNMP was adopted as the standard for TCP/IP-based internets in 1989 and has enjoyed widespread popularity. Later on, a security anhancement to SNMP was adopted. This report, however, treats the basic SNMP.