An SNMP agent that uses the
SNMPv2 or SNMPv3 protocol can send one of two types of notifications
when a monitored attribute crosses a defined threshold:
- TRAP. The agent sends a TRAP notification once and assumes that
the SNMP manager received the message.
- INFORM. The agent sends an INFORM notification and waits for a
response from the SNMP manager that indicates the manager has received
the message. If the manager does not respond, the agent resends the
By default, a WebLogic Server
SNMP agent sends TRAP notifications.
To configure an SNMP agent to send INFORM notifications: