The Metasys SNMP agent implementation provides IP standard SNMP functionality in the Metasys system, enabling network administrators to manage Metasys network performance, find and resolve issues related to the Metasys network, and plan for future growth of the Metasys system. SNMP uses standard SNMP Versions 1, 2C, and 3 (which excludes SNMP encryption and authentication support). The Metasys system allows delivery of unsecured SNMP traps for Metasys alarm events by using a Network Management System (NMS). The Metasys SNMP agent also can monitor Metasys system point objects, select diagnostic attributes, and control sequence objects. You can configure the filter on the agent using the filtering capabilities of the DDA.