PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Traps - new info

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Traps - new info

Re: PMP> Traps - new info

Harry Lewis (
Mon, 21 Apr 1997 17:30:59 -0400

Epilogue: Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems

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.

Harry Lewis.