Ron, thanks for making this into a simple explanation...
>My SNMP trap code will not issue a Trap unless a trap host address has
>been specifically defined. And since SNMP traps are not broadcast, I
>would guess that this is true of most other implementations. I do not
>understand how the test suite could then automatically detect a trap
>if the printer agent was not setup to deliver the trap to the proper
>IP address of the test suite.
Precisely what I have been trying to say...
And a simple question...
>I thought that it was agreed that all participants would verify that
>traps were operational on their systems. Has anyone reported?
Yes - we have verified that traps are operational on IBM printers.