On 26/02/2008, Raghavendra Prasad wrote:
> >>Are you talking about storing the incoming traps, or the messages
> >>triggered by these traps?

>
> Is there a diff between trap and trap message?


The "trap" is what is sent from the agent to snmptrapd.
(a collection of integer and string values)

The "trap message" is how snmptrapd then displays this information
(i.e. as a single string, typically complete with timestamp)



> You reply was extremely helpful! thank you for that. Observing our
> traps sizes which range from 90 to 120 characters - we have taken 120
> characters as average size for a trap and have decided to log upto
> 1000 traps.


Sounds fair enough.

Dave

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