SNMP Payload Compression

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Author Jürgen Schönwälder 
Last updated 2001-04-11 (latest revision 1999-06-22)
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This memo defines a mechanism for lossless compression of SNMP payloads. Compression is especially useful when retrieving large amounts of data or when SNMP encryption is being used over a transport which provides data compression.


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