Basic CS-Networks [3i Infotech Placement]: Sample Questions 24 - 25 of 90

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Question 24


Describe in Detail


What is a SNMP MIB.


Protocol of SNMP
  • Stands for management information bas- collection of information organized hierarchically.
  • MIB is a database used for managing the entities in a communication network.
  • In SNMP, the term implies OS/ISO network management model.
  • Information is accessed by a protocol such as SNMP.

There are two types of MIBs:

  1. Scalar
  2. Tabular
Two Types of MIBs in Image
  • Scalar objects define a single object instance- tabular objects define multiple related object instances grouped in MIB tables.
  • Tabular objects offer collections of properties of the managed object within the device to be managed.

Question 25


Write in Short

Short Answer▾

How in the SNMP protocol used to interact with the agent?


  • The SNMP server is called a SNMP agent.
  • Located on the device to monitor.
  • Client part is the SNMP manager in charge of the data collection and display.
  • SNMP agent is remote devices out in the network.
  • Agents depend type of network.
  • Agents can be in printers, managed switches, alarm remotes, generators, servers, and other networked devices.
  • Agents report problems and receive commands from a central “manager” using “manager-agent model” .

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