SNMP Service/Test

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The SNMP Service is a Windows service that provides a Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agent that can be used to monitor and manage Windows workstations and servers. These activities will show you how to test the SNMP Service.


To prepare for this activity:

  1. Start Windows.
  2. Log in if necessary.
  3. Install the SNMP Service.
  4. Configure the SNMP Service.

Activity 1 - Install the iReasoning MIB Browser Free Personal Edition[edit]

To install the iReasoning MIB Browser Free Personal Edition:

  1. Open a web browser.
  2. Navigate to
  3. Download and run setup.exe.
  4. If you see a User Account Control dialog box, select Yes to allow the program to make changes to this computer.
  5. Review the license agreement and select I Agree if you agree.
  6. Select Next > to select the default components.
  7. Select Install to install the program in the default location.
  8. Select Close when the installation is completed.
  9. Select Yes to launch the MIB Browser now.

Activity 2 - Test the SNMP Service[edit]

To test the SNMP Service:

  1. In the iReasoning MIB Browser, enter in the Address box.
  2. Navigate to a subtree that interests you.
  3. In the Operations pulldown, select Get Subtree and Go.
  4. Observe the settings reported by the SNMP service.
  5. Continue selecting different subtrees and review reported settings.
  6. Close the iReasoning MIB Browser to complete this activity.