The SNMP protocol uses which transport protocol and which ports?
SNMP mostly uses UDP port 161; port 162 is used for SNMP traps.
What is the name of the message that an agent can send in an unsolicited manner when an event occurs?
A trap message
What layer of the TCP/IP model does RMON 1 address?
The Network Access layer
What layers of the TCP/IP model does RMON 2 address?
RMON 2 addresses all layers of the protocol stack.
I want to monitor cyclical changes in the traffic level on my network. Should I use SNMP or RMON?
SNMP is used primarily to monitor network devices. RMON captures data directly from the network media and therefore is usually a better choice for monitoring network traffic.