"SNMP Trap - snmptrap.exe" Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is "SNMP Trap" in my Windows Server 2008 service list? And how is "SNMP Trap" service related to snmptrap.exe?

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A

"SNMP Trap" is a Windows Server 2008 service that "Receives trap messages generated by local or remote Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) agents and forwards the messages to SNMP management programs running on this computer. If this service is stopped, SNMP-based programs on this computer will not receive SNMP trap messages. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start." "SNMP Trap" service is provided by snmptrap.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "SNMP Trap" service:

Service name: SNMPTRAP
Display name: SNMP Trap
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies: None

Disabling "SNMP Trap" service should not cause any issues when running Windows Server 2008 system.

 

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