MIB Browser: Overview

 

The MIB Browser tool is a complete SNMP MIB Browser that enables loading and browsing MIBs and allows you to perform all SNMP-related operations. You can also view and operate on the data available through the SNMP agent running on a managed device. 

The features of MIB Browser include the following:

  • Saving the MIB Browser settings.
  • Loading and viewing MIB modules in a MIB tree.
  • Traversing the MIB tree to view the definitions of each node for a particular object defined in the MIB.
  • Performing the basic SNMP operations, such as GET, GETNEXT, GETBULK, and SET.
  • Support for multi-varbind requests. This feature is available only in the Java client.
  • Real-time plotting of SNMP data in a graph. Line graph and bar graph are the two types of graphs that are currently supported. This feature is available only in the Java client.
  • Table-view of SNMP data. This feature is available only in the Java client.
  • Enables loading of MIBs at startup. This feature is available only in the Java client.

 

MIB Browser Interface

  • Menu bar: Contains menus with related commands to perform all administrative operations.
  • Toolbar: Contains frequently used administrative commands for easy access.
  • MIB Tree: Shows all the loaded MIBs. You can traverse the tree and view the definition of each node in the tree.
  • SNMP Settings: Displays the SNMP settings of the selected node.
  • Result Display Area: Displays the result of the SNMP operations.
  • Object Attributes: Shows the attributes of the selected node