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Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base (RFC1271)

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Original Publication Date: 1991-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Waldbusser: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network monitoring devices.

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Network Working Group S. Waldbusser

Request for Comments: 1271 Carnegie Mellon University

November 1991

Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base

Status of this Memo

This memo is an extension to the SNMP MIB. This RFC specifies an IAB

standards track protocol 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. The Network Management Framework....................... 2

3. Objects ............................................... 2

3.1 Format of Definitions ................................ 3

4. Overview .............................................. 3

4.1 Remote Network Management Goals ...................... 3

4.2 Textual Conventions .................................. 5

4.3 Structure of MIB ..................................... 5

4.3.1 The Statistics Group ............................... 6

4.3.2 The History Group .................................. 6

4.3.3 The Alarm Group .................................... 6

4.3.4 The Host Group ..................................... 6

4.3.5 The HostTopN Group ................................. 6

4.3.6 The Matrix Group ................................... 7

4.3.7 The Filter Group ................................... 7

4.3.8 The Packet Capture Group ........................... 7

4.3.9 The Event Group .................................... 7

5. Control of Remote Network Monitoring Devices .......... 7

5.1 Resource Sharing Among Multiple Management Stations .. 8

5.2 Row Addition Among Multiple Management Stations ...... 9

6. Definitions ........................................... 10

7. Acknowledgments ....................................... 80

8. References ............................................ 80

Security Considerations................................... 81

Author's Address.......................................... 81

1. Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)

for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets.

In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network

monitoring devices.

2. The Network Management Framework

The Internet-standard Network Management Fram...