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Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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FreeBSD and SNMP

Emailed reports are nice but general, and logs are difficult to analyze for long-term trends. The industry standard for network, server, and service management is Simple Network Management Protocol, or SNMP. Many different vendors support SNMP as a protocol for gathering information from many different devices across the network. FreeBSD includes an SNMP agent, bsnmpd(8), that not only provides standard SNMP functions but also gives visibility to FreeBSD-specific features.

bsnmpd (short for Begemot SNMPD) is a minimalist SNMP agent specifically designed to be extensible. All actual functionality is provided via external modules. FreeBSD includes the bsnmpd modules for standard network SNMP functions and modules for specific FreeBSD ...

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