net-snmp-config - Man Page

returns information about installed net-snmp libraries and binaries


net-snmp-config [Options]


The net-snmp-config shell script is designed to retrieve the configuration information about the libraries and binaries dealing with the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), built from the net-snmp source package. The information is particularly useful for applications that need to link against the SNMP libraries and hence must know about any other libraries that must be linked in as well.



displays the net-snmp version number


displays the indent options from the Coding Style


displays a example command line to search to source code for a list of available debug tokens

SNMP Setup commands:

--create-snmpv3-user [-ro] [-a authpass] [-x privpass]

[-X AES] [-A MD5|SHA|SHA-512|SHA-384|SHA-256|SHA-224] [username]

These options produce the various compilation flags needed when building external SNMP applications:


lists additional compilation flags needed for external applications (excludes -I. and extra developer warning flags, if any)


lists additional compilation flags needed


lists libraries needed for building applications


lists libraries needed for building subagents


lists netsnmp specific libraries


lists libraries needed by netsnmp libs


lists netsnmp specific agent libraries

lists libraries needed by netsnmp libs

Automated subagent building (produces an OUTPUTNAME binary file): [This feature has not been extensively tested,  use at your own risk.]

--compile-subagent OUTPUTNAME [--norm] [--cflags flags]

[--ldflags flags] mibmodule1.c [...]]


leave the generated .c file around to read.

--cflags flags

extra cflags to use (e.g. -I...).

--ldflags flags

extra ld flags to use (e.g. -L... -l...).

Details on how the net-nsmp package was compiled:


Display original configure arguments


Display the modules compiled into the agent


Display the installation prefix


16 Nov 2006 V5.9.4.pre2 Net-SNMP