SNMP Trap Processing

Networks are prone to unprecedented issues in the devices and minor elements in those devices, as well. These issues can take a toll on the network operations to avoid which instant alerting is crucial. Analyzing the issues by knowing what has happened inside the device helps in resolving issues faster for which SNMP traps are essential. Manage your networks effectively by receiving SNMP traps as processed alert messages from Site24x7.

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What are SNMP traps and how do they work?

An SNMP trap is any event generated and sent by the SNMP agent in a device and received by a network management system (NMS) whenever a change of state or anomaly is detected. These event messages generated by devices are received by an NMS like Site24x7, which is the trap receiver. SNMP traps are a type of SNMP messages that are intended to communicate to the SNMP manager when something goes wrong in a network. Traps are generated instantaneously and are raw messages which an NMS has to process for network admins to understand easily.

Track network anomalies from a single dashboard

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Monitor SNMP traps comprehensively from the cloud

Cloud-first SNMP trap processing with options to view all this information about your traps:

  • Trap name
  • Trap OID
  • SNMP version
  • Status
  • Message
  • Description
  • Downtime
  • Duration

Track and manage network device problems

Receive alerts for any trap defined in your SNMP MIB.

  • A router or wireless device loses connectivity due to a loss in power supply.
  • A switch loses connection on a particular interface.
  • A firewall experiences a security breach.
  • The load in a load balancer exceeds its capacity.
  • A printer runs out of toner or encounters an error.
  • A WAN accelerator experiences a frequency disruption.
  • A UPS battery is low.
  • A storage device's capacity is full.

Troubleshoot network issues quickly

Trap Consolidation

Raw, encoded messages sent from SNMP devices are received, processed, and presented in readable formats for better understanding. View traps from multiple devices and locations in one place.

Network Management

Avoid network outages with threshold-based trap alerts. Correlate different trap messages with device performance using Site24x7 Network Monitoring.

Real-time Alerts

Receive processed alerts via email, SMS, push notification, and other third-party applications whenever a device generates a trap. Site24x7 can process up to 300 traps per second.

How does Site24x7 process SNMP traps from network devices?

Processing traps with Site24x7

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