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Objects of the role.agent class
The instances of role.agent class have the following
- receive_and_send([(cb_fun, cb_ctx)])
Wait for request from a client process or timeout (and raise
exception) if no request arrived within the agent.timeout
seconds. On data arrival, pass data item to the cb_fun
function, to build a response, and send the response back to client process.
The optional cb_fun and cb_ctx parameters
may be used to specify alternative user callback function to be invoked on
question arrival. These parameters, whenever given here,
override the default settings given on agent
Create socket object and bind it to local interface(s) to be used for
communication with remote client processes.
Return socket object.
- send(answer, dst)
Attempt to send response data answer (string) to remote
client by dst address (given in socket
Wait for and receive request data from a SNMP manager process or timeout (and
exception) if no request arrived within agent.timeout
Return a tuple of (question, src) where
question (string) is a request data as sent by SNMP manager
and src is the address of manager endpoint (given in
socket module notation).
Terminate server and release all associated resources.
Objects of the role.agent class have the following public
Specify for how many seconds to wait for request to arrive from SNMP manager.
The timeout attribute is of floating point type.
The default is None what means to wait forever.