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snmpgetnext (1)


snmpgetnext - communicates with a network entity using SNMP GETNEXT requests


snmpgetnext [COMMON OPTIONS] [-Cf] AGENT OID [OID]...


SNMPGETNEXT(1)                     Net-SNMP                     SNMPGETNEXT(1)

       snmpgetnext  -  communicates  with  a network entity using SNMP GETNEXT

       snmpgetnext [COMMON OPTIONS] [-Cf] AGENT OID [OID]...

       snmpgetnext is an SNMP application that uses the SNMP  GETNEXT  request
       to query for information on a network entity.  One or more object iden-
       tifiers (OIDs) may be given as arguments on  the  command  line.   Each
       variable  name  is  given in the format specified in variables(5).  For
       each one, the variable that is lexicographically "next" in  the  remote
       entity's MIB will be returned.

       For example:

       snmpgetnext -c public zeus interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifType.1

       will retrieve the variable interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifType.2:

       interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifType.2 = softwareLoopback(24)

       If  the  network  entity has an error processing the request packet, an
       error message will be shown,  helping  to  pinpoint  in  what  way  the
       request was malformed.

       -Cf     If -Cf is not specified, some applications (snmpdelta, snmpget,
               snmpgetnext and snmpstatus) will try to fix errors returned  by
               the agent that you were talking to and resend the request.  The
               only time this is really useful is if you specified a OID  that
               didn't  exist  in  your  request  and you're using SNMPv1 which
               requires "all or nothing" kinds of requests.

       In addition to  this  option,  snmpgetnext  takes  the  common  options
       described  in  the  snmpcmd(1)  manual  page.   Note  that  snmpgetnext
       REQUIRES an argument specifying the agent to query and at least one OID
       argument, as described there.

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |               ATTRIBUTE VALUE                 |
       |Availability   | system/management/snmp/net-snmp/documentation |
       |Stability      | Volatile                                      |
       snmpcmd(1), snmpget(1), variables(5).

       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source  was  downloaded  from   http://ftp.ntua.gr/mirror/net-snmp/net-

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.net-snmp.org/.

V5.7.3                            04 Mar 2002                   SNMPGETNEXT(1)