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snmptrapfmthdlr - Trap handler for receiving SNMP Traps

SNMPTRAPFMTHDLR(8) System Manager's Manual SNMPTRAPFMTHDLR(8)

NAME

snmptrapfmthdlr - Trap handler for receiving SNMP Traps

SYNOPSIS

snmptrapfmthdlr

DESCRIPTION

Snmptrapfmthdlr is an application that receives SNMP traps from snmptrapd as a trap handler. The trap data is then forwarded to a local pipe from which a formatting application picks it up and does further processing. The formatting application is snmptrapfmt.

FILES

/etc/snmp/snmptrapd.conf is the configuration file of the snmptrapd daemon, which calls the trap handler snmptrapfmthdlr.
/usr/sbin/snmptrapfmt is the executable of the formatting application.
/usr/sbin/snmptrapfmthdlr is the executable of the trap handler.
/var/run/snmptrapfmt.p is the communication pipe between the trap handler snmptrapfmthdlr and the formatter snmptrapfmt.
/var/tmp/snmptrapfmt.trc is the error file of the application.

SEE ALSO

snmptrapfmt(8)
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