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Following table lists each component in the BMC PATROL SNMP system and describes its role.

PATROL SNMP Component Definitions

Component

SNMP Role

BMC PATROL Agent

Generates traps

BMC PATROL SNMP Master Agent

Provides SNMP information to SNMP managers in the form of responses to SNMP queries

BMC PATROL SNMP Subagent

Responds to SNMP queries by going into internal data structures and sending information back SNMP subagents can also generate or send BMC PATROL traps directly to the SNMP Manager.

BMC PATROL SNMP Manager Functionality (PSL Functions)

Receives traps and issues queries to an SNMP agent The manager controls the agent by making SNMP requests of the agent and by setting variables in the agent's management information base (MIB).