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Definition of Managed Objects for IEEE 802.3 Repeater Devices (RFC1368)

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Original Publication Date: 1992-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 34 page(s) / 78K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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D. McMaster: AUTHOR [+2]

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 IEEE 802.3 10 Mb/second baseband repeaters, sometimes referred to as "hubs."

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Network Working Group D. McMaster

Request for Comments: 1368 SynOptics Communications, Inc.

K. McCloghrie

Hughes LAN Systems, Inc.

October 1992

Definitions of Managed Objects for IEEE 802.3 Repeater Devices

Status of this Memo

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.

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 IEEE 802.3 10

Mb/second baseband repeaters, sometimes referred to as "hubs."

Table of Contents

1. Management Framework ........................................ 2

2. Objects ..................................................... 2

2.1 Format of Definitions ...................................... 3

3. Overview .................................................... 3

3.1 Terminology ................................................ 3

3.1.1 Repeaters, Hubs and Concentrators ........................ 3

3.1.2 Repeaters, Ports, and MAUs ............................... 4

3.1.3 Ports and Groups ......................................... 6

3.2 Supporting Functions ....................................... 7

3.3 Structure of MIB ........................................... 9

3.3.1 The Basic Group Definitions .............................. 10

3.3.2 The Monitor Group Definitions ............................ 10

3.3.3 The Address Tracking Group Definitions ................... 10

3.4 Relationship to Other MIBs ................................. 10

3.4.1 Relationship to the 'system' group ....................... 10

3.4.2 Relationship to the 'interfaces' group .................... 10

3.5 Textual Conventions ........................................ 11

4. Definitions ................................................. 11

4.1 MIB Groups in the Repeater MIB ............................. 12

4.2 The Basic Group Definitions ................................ 13

4.3 The Monitor Group Definitions .............................. 23

4.4 The Address Tracking Group Definitions ..................... 33

4.5 Traps for use by Repeater...