Welcome to IPWorks SNMP, a robust suite of components for embedding real-time network management and agent functionality into applications and network devices. The toolkit supports a complete range of capabilities including advanced SNMP v1, v2c, & v3 security features, trap management & filtering, and ASN-1 MIB compilation. IPWorks SNMP offers a complete unified framework with a common, easy-to-learn object model and simplified interfaces for quick implementation.

Included Libraries

The .NET Edition includes several libraries (.dll files) which are supported in different environments. The following libraries are present in the lib directory after installation:

  • lib\nsoftware.IPWorksSNMP.dll is designed for use in .NET Framework 4.0 and up, .NET Core 3.0 and up, and .NET 5 and up. This is the default library which maintains a familiar API in line with previous versions of the product.

    Support for asynchronous programming patterns (async/await) is exposed in a separate nsoftware.async.IPWorksSNMP namespace. See the Async Functionality page for details.

  • lib\net6.0\nsoftware.IPWorksSNMP.dll is designed for use in .NET 6 and up. The .NET 6 library provides cross-platform support while maintaining the same API as the default library in lib.

  • lib\netstandard2.0\nsoftware.IPWorksSNMP.dll is designed for use in .NET Standard 2.0 and up. The .NET Standard library provides cross-platform support for legacy projects.

  • lib\net20\nsoftware.IPWorksSNMP.dll is designed for use in .NET Framework 2.0 and up. This library targets .NET Framework 2.0 and is maintained for legacy projects.

Included Components

CertMgrThe CertMgr component is used to create, read, and manage certificates.
MibBrowserThe MIBBrowser component is used to parse SNMP MIB Module definitions.
SNMPAgentThe SNMPAgent component is used to implement UDP-based SNMP Agent Applications.
SNMPMgrThe SNMPMgr component is used to implement UDP-based SNMP Management Applications.
SNMPTCPAgentThe SNMPTCPAgent component is used to implement TCP-based SNMP Agent Applications.
SNMPTCPMgrThe SNMPTCPMgr component is used to implement TCP-based SNMP Management Applications.
SNMPTCPTrapMgrThe SNMPTCPTrapMgr component provides a TCP-based listening point for SNMP traps.
SNMPTrapMgrThe SNMPTrapMgr component provides a UDP-based listening point for SNMP traps.

Additional Information

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Thank You!

Thank you for choosing IPWorks SNMP for your development needs. We realize that you have a choice among development tools, and that by choosing us you are counting on us to be a key component in your business. We work around the clock to provide you with ongoing enhancements, support, and innovative products; and we will always do our best to exceed your expectations!