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Structure and identification of management information for TCP/IP-based internets (RFC1155)

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Original Publication Date: 1990-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 17 page(s) / 36K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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M.T. Rose: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This memo describes the common structures and identification scheme for the definition of management information used in managing TCP/IP-based internets. Included are descriptions of an object information model for network management along with a set of generic types used to describe management information. Formal descriptions of the structure are given using Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) [1].

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Network Working Group M. Rose

Request for Comments: 1155 Performance Systems International

Obsoletes: RFC 1065 K. McCloghrie

Hughes LAN Systems

May 1990

Structure and Identification of Management Information

for TCP/IP-based Internets

Table of Contents

1. Status of this Memo ............................................. 1

2. Introduction .................................................... 2

3. Structure and Identification of Management Information........... 4

3.1 Names .......................................................... 4

3.1.1 Directory .................................................... 5

3.1.2 Mgmt ......................................................... 6

3.1.3 Experimental ................................................. 6

3.1.4 Private ...................................................... 7

3.2 Syntax ......................................................... 7

3.2.1 Primitive Types .............................................. 7

3.2.1.1 Guidelines for Enumerated INTEGERs ......................... 7

3.2.2 Constructor Types ............................................ 8

3.2.3 Defined Types ................................................ 8

3.2.3.1 NetworkAddress ............................................. 8

3.2.3.2 IpAddress .................................................. 8

3.2.3.3 Counter .................................................... 8

3.2.3.4 Gauge ...................................................... 9

3.2.3.5 TimeTicks .................................................. 9

3.2.3.6 Opaque ..................................................... 9

3.3 Encodings ...................................................... 9

4. Managed Objects ................................................. 10

4.1 Guidelines for Object Names .................................... 10

4.2 Object Types and Instances ..................................... 10

4.3 Macros for Managed Objects ..................................... 14

5. Extensions to the MIB ........................................... 16

6. Definitions ..................................................... 17

7. Acknowledgements ................................................ 20

8. References ...................................................... 21

9. Security Considerations.......................................... 21

10. Authors' Addresses.............................................. 22

1. Status of this Memo

This RFC is a r...