Network Monitoring with SNMP

Network Monitoring with SNMP

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) lets you manage and monitor network performance, troubleshoot problems with your network and better prepare for future network growth. It is a flexible technology that can be used across operating systems and device types. In WhatsUp Professional, there are three types of SNMP Monitors that you can assign to a device: Passive Monitors, Active Monitors and Performance Monitors. The differences between these monitors come in the way they gather and report data.

Learn more about:

  • How the combination of these monitors provides you with the support you need
  • How to use SNMP in device discovery
  • How to create SNMP monitors


Robert Armstrong Robert Armstrong is the Senior Information Developer for the Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional product line where he specializes in information design, information architecture, and end-user usability. He has over 12 years experience as a technical communicator, beginning as a shared intern between the Documentation and Configuration Management teams at PriceWaterhouse.
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
17 Nov 2006
16 Aug 2006
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