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I would like to be able to quickly pull SNMP information via commandline such as device uptime. I noticed Net-SNMP's snmpget.exe can do this; but it looks like I need to install Net-SNMP first before I can use that executable.

Isn't there any way to make this executable portable? When I simply copy it to another machine and try to execute it, it complains that netsnmp.dll is missing. If I copy that file to the same folder, it still says the file is missing. I even tried to regsvr32 that dll, but I was unsuccessful.

Maybe there's a better way to get simple SNMP information from the Windows command line using royalty free/non-commercial software?

Edit: It looks like I may be able to answer my own question. "SNMPGet.exe"

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So, you're not willing to install software... you do realise that SNMPGet.exe counts as software, and that you need to install it before you can use it... right? – womble Jul 8 '12 at 5:15

Windows does not come with a default SNMP client, so you would have to install software. I recommend the Net-SNMP suite.

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You should provide a URL for Net-SNMP, so people don't go to a random site that is pretending to provide the same content – CyberneticTwerkGuruOrc Jan 11 at 16:06

provided is a good whitepaper on SNMP at the command line (CLI)

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