CISCO CCNA Exam – Q225

What SNMP message alerts the manager to a condition on the network?

A. response
B. get
C. trap
D. capture

Correct Answer: C

An agent can send unsolicited traps to the manager. Traps are messages alerting the SNMP manager to a condition on the network. Traps can mean improper user authentication, restarts, link status (up or down), MAC address tracking, closing of a TCP connection, loss of connection to a neighbor, or other significant events.