Questions about OMSA SNMP subagent

David Arthur darthur at
Thu Dec 21 16:34:07 CST 2006

Thanks Matt, for the quick help on this.

I discovered that I was looking at packets *leaving* the master agent,
carrying the traps delivered to it by the Dell subagent...just as one would

Have a great holiday,
Dave Arthur
TantaComm Systems

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Domsch [mailto:Matt_Domsch at] 
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2006 4:15 PM
To: David Arthur
Cc: linux-poweredge at
Subject: Re: Questions about OMSA SNMP subagent

On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 04:11:35PM -0600, David Arthur wrote:
> Hello all,
> In searching through the Dell documentation it is unclear to me what
> protocol the Dell SNMP subagent is using (AgentX or SMUX). It appears to
> using Net-SNMP with packet dumps that the Dell subagent is connecting to
> AgentX master agent and sending traps, etc. Can anyone confirm this for

It's SMUX.

Matt Domsch
Software Architect
Dell Linux Solutions &
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