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Concise MIB definitions (RFC1212)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002026D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 16 page(s) / 40K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M.T. Rose: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This memo describes a straight-forward approach toward producing concise, yet descriptive, MIB modules. It is intended that all future MIB modules be written in this format.

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Network Working Group M. Rose

Request for Comments: 1212 Performance Systems International

K. McCloghrie

Hughes LAN Systems

Editors

March 1991

Concise MIB Definitions

Status of this Memo

This memo defines a format for producing MIB modules. This RFC

specifies an IAB standards track document for the Internet community,

and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please

refer to the current edition of the "IAB Official Protocol Standards"

for the standardization state and status of this protocol.

Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Abstract.............................................. 2

2. Historical Perspective ............................... 2

3. Columnar Objects ..................................... 3

3.1 Row Deletion ........................................ 4

3.2 Row Addition ........................................ 4

4. Defining Objects ..................................... 5

4.1 Mapping of the OBJECT-TYPE macro .................... 7

4.1.1 Mapping of the SYNTAX clause ...................... 7

4.1.2 Mapping of the ACCESS clause ...................... 8

4.1.3 Mapping of the STATUS clause ...................... 8

4.1.4 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ................. 8

4.1.5 Mapping of the REFERENCE clause ................... 8

4.1.6 Mapping of the INDEX clause ....................... 8

4.1.7 Mapping of the DEFVAL clause ...................... 10

4.1.8 Mapping of the OBJECT-TYPE value .................. 11

4.2 Usage Example ....................................... 11

5. Appendix: DE-osifying MIBs ........................... 13

5.1 Managed Object Mapping .............................. 14

5.1.1 Mapping to the SYNTAX clause ...................... 15

5.1.2 Mapping to the ACCESS clause ...................... 15

5.1.3 Mapping to the STATUS clause ...................... 15

5.1.4 Mapping to the DESCRIPTION clause ................. 15

5.1.5 Mapping to the REFERENCE clause ................... 16

5.1.6 Mapping to the INDEX clause ....................... 16

5.1.7 Mapping to the DEFVAL clause ...................... 16

5.2 Action Mapping ...................................... 16

5.2.1 Mapping to the SYNTAX clause ...................... 16

5.2.2 Mapping to t...