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SNMPv3 Test Suite Data Sheet

  • Test Suite: SNMPv3 Test Suite
  • Direction: Server

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is used to manage network connected systems. It has simple set of operations that allow devices to be managed remotely. Network system consists of one or more managers and from devices that are remotely managed. Manager controls device by sending SNMP messages to SNMP Agent software which is situated in device.SNMP managers control SNMP agents by simple set of operations. This Test Suite is targeted to test messages that are sent from SNMP managers to SNMP agents.

Used specifications

Specification Title
RFC2819 Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based internets: MIB-II
RFC3411 An Architecture for Describing Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Frameworks
RFC3412 Message Processing and Dispatching for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
RFC3414 User-based Security Model (USM) for version 3 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3)
RFC3416 Version 2 of the Protocol Operations for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
RFC3418 Management Information Base (MIB) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
RFC3826 The Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) Cipher Algorithm in the SNMP User-based Security Model
RFC4293 Management Information Base for the Internet Protocol (IP)

Test tool general features

  • Fully automated black-box negative testing
  • Ready-made test cases
  • Written in Java(tm)
  • GUI, command line, remote interface modes
  • Instrumentation (health-check) capability
  • Support and maintenance
  • Comprehensive user documentation
  • Results reporting and analysis

Tool-specific information

Tested messages Notes Specifications
SNMPv3 USM Discovery RFC3414
SNMPv3 GetRequest RFC3416
SNMPv3 GetNextRequest RFC3416
SNMPv3 GetBulkRequest RFC3416
SNMPv3 SetRequest RFC3416