How Security is implemented in SNMP

Different versions of SNMP i.e. SNMPv1, SNMPv2 and SNMPv3 implement security in different ways and as obvious, each version provides improvements over it’s predecessors. Here is a brief overview of how security is implemented in each of the SNMP versions. Continue reading

Difference between SNMPv1 and SNMPv2

SNMP aka Simple Network Management Protocol is a simple request/response protocol. SNMPv1 is the initial implementation of the protocol and SNMPv2 is an enhancement over version 1. The significant differences between SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 are as below: Continue reading