TCP/IP Internet Standard Management Framework and SNMP Standards

You've now seen that there are three different versions of the Internet Standard Management Framework. Some of these versions have different variants. Each version or variant of the Framework includes multiple modular components. Each component has one or more documents that define it. Some of these have multiple revisions. Add to that dozens of individual MIBs defined for SNMP and other support documents, and what do you have? A boatload of TCP/IP standards, that's what. There are probably more RFCs defining parts of SNMP than any other single TCP/IP protocol or technology.

It is specifically because there are so many versions and components and documents associated with SNMP that ...

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