This manual introduces the Oracle SNMP Support feature and describes the public and private MIBs that support its use with certain products. This information is provided to assist you in developing SNMP-based management applications for these products.

This preface contains the following sections:

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This manual is intended primarily for third-party developers of SNMP-based management applications. While these readers may have a good working knowledge of SNMP, they may not be as familiar with relational databases, or Oracle products in particular. A secondary audience for this manual includes database administrators, who may be familiar with Oracle products, but who may be less familiar with SNMP.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following manuals in the Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release 2 documentation set:

You may also read Oracle operating system-specific manuals that include installation instructions for Oracle SNMP Support on a given platform. Refer to this book for installation instructions and other information that is platform or operating system specific.

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Oracle Enterprise Manager also provides extensive online help. Click Help on any Oracle Enterprise Manager page to display the online help system.

Any developer of management applications for Oracle SNMP Support must be familiar with SNMP concepts. Standard texts include:

Relevant RFCs include:

Relevant Oracle MIB Definitions include:


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