Snmpget is an SNMP application that uses the GET NEXT Request to query for information on a network entity. One or more object identifiers may be given as arguments on the command line. Each variable name is given in the format specified in variables(5)?. For each one, the variable that is lexicographicly ''
snmpgetnext zeus public interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifType.1
will retrieve the variable interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifType.2:
interfaces.ifTable.ifEntry.ifType.2 = softwareLoopback(24)