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HP Network Node Manager 9: Getting Started by Marius Vilemaitis

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Configuring communication protocols

In order to manage a network, management tools use several communication protocols, which assure accurate and detailed information. The challenge for the management tool is to know which protocol to use, and how it should be configured so that it could communicate with the managed nodes. This section describes two communication protocols, which are used in NNMi: ICMP and SNMP.

What is a communication in NNMi?

NNMi uses ICMP ping and SNMP management protocol for network monitoring. ICMP may be used for initial device discovery and availability checks (if configured to use ICMP) and the remaining part is done by SNMP management protocol. SNMP management protocol is key in network management; including query device ...

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