[erlang-questions] SNMP get-bulk
Sun Jul 8 21:48:00 CEST 2007
I realized that an SNMP sub-agent can accomplish this goal. Are there
any examples of how to write a sub-agent?
Serge Aleynikov wrote:
> I would like to use Erlang's SNMP agent for monitoring external OS
> processes written in C. For this purpose all get/set requests coming
> from an SNMP manager will be marshaled to the C process using Erlang
> external term serialization and ei on the C side (where the C processes
> would be either ports supervised by an Erlang node running the SNMP
> agent, or connected to Erlang via a socket). In order to optimize the
> number of IPC turnarounds between the the SNMP agent and a C process,
> I'd like to ensure that SNMP v2c GET-BULK requests are relayed to a C
> process as a whole (i.e. all N OIDs requested to get are forwarded to
> the C process as one transaction from the SNMP agent rather than N
> individual transactions).
> Is this doable?
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