Simple Network Management (SNMP) seems to be a popular subject over on the Xerox Community Support Forum. There are hundreds of views every month of solutions regarding the use and disabling of SNMP. Let’s look at what the forum and the online support say about this protocol.
SNMP is used in network management systems to monitor and manage network-attached devices for conditions that require administrative attention. It consists of a set of standards for network management including an application layer, a database schema, and a set of data objects.