Interview Questions

What is an Agent or Snmp Agent?

SNMP Agent is a management software which runs inside the managed device ie., Network element.

The SNMP agent fetches the information from the managed device and responds back to the queries issued by the Network Management Softwares. It also involves in setting/updating the values in the managed device for any write operation commands issued by the Network Management Software.

SNMP Agent involves in sending the asynchronous Traps to the Network Management Software.