SNMP Introduction Tutorial (Simple Network Management Protocol)

by Himanshu Arora on September 12, 2012

SNMP stands for Simple Network Management Protocol.

It was created in 1988. The purpose of its creation was to manage a growing number of network elements in a computer network. Slowly, this protocol started becoming popular and it forms the basis of network management today.

This article is the first part on our ongoing series on SNMP.