1 Introduction and Roadmap

This chapter describes the content and organization of this guide—Monitoring Oracle WebLogic Server with SNMP. This document explains the capabilities of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) in WebLogic Server, and how SNMP can be used in WebLogic Server to enable enterprise-wide management systems to manage heterogeneous software and hardware environments from a single management console.

This chapter includes the following sections:

Guide to this Document

This document is organized as follows:

Standards Supported by WebLogic Server SNMP

This release of WebLogic Server supports the following SNMP standards:

Table 1-1 Supported SNMP Standards

Features Supported Standards

SNMP protocol


Network protocol


Authentication protocol for SNMPv3


Privacy protocol for SNMPv3

New and Changed Features in This Release

For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.