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March 26, 2009

Core Knowledge Question of the Day: 26 March 2009

What is the primary difference between SNMP traps and SNMP inform requests (informs)?

Highlight for answer: SNMP informs are traps that include a request for confirmation of receipt from the SNMP manager.



  1. OK, this question owned me. Admitted.

    Comment by Joe A — March 26, 2009 @ 10:49 am | Reply

    • snmp trap is used by client to generate alert to server.
      snmp informs is used between server.

      Comment by Richard — March 26, 2009 @ 8:54 pm | Reply

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