The in.snmpd daemon is the Internet Simple Network Management
Protocol (SNMP) server process. It also functions as an
snmpd listens for incoming snmp requests on the
UDP port 161.
in.snmpd also listens on the TCP port 199 for incoming
connect requests from the SMUX peers and various other
TCP end-points connected to SMUX peers to exchange
The ports on which the SNMP agent listens for SNMP and
SMUX requests are specified in the Internet Requests for Comments
(RFCs) that define these standards.
The optional argument, -v, is used to enable debugging output.
Debugging information is written to standard output.
snmpd uses the following configuration files:
Refer to manual page section 4snmp for more information on these files.
Initializes elements in the system group.
Initialize the lists of systems and communities that will be allowed to
access the Management Information Base on the local system.
Authenticates open requests from potential SMUX peers.
RFC 1155, RFC 1156, RFC 1157,
RFC 1213, RFC 1227
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