Simple Network Management Protocol version 2 (SNMPv2) is an Internet standard protocol used for managing computers and devices on an IP network. These devices include routers, switches, servers, workstations, enterprise-grade racks and many others. SNMPv2 revised or improved some features from version 1 such as performance, confidentiality and security, as well as changed the protocol operations from version 1. There are many different versions of SNMPv2, which serve different purposes but share the same protocol operations.

Simple Network Management Protocol Version 2 (SNMPv2)