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Structure of Management Information for version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2) (RFC1442)

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Original Publication Date: 1993-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 38 page(s) / 91K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Case: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

A network management system contains: several (potentially many) nodes, each with a processing entity, termed an agent, which has access to management instrumentation; at least one management station; and, a management protocol, used to convey management information between the agents and management stations. Operations of the protocol are carried out under an administrative framework which defines both authentication and authorization policies.

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Network Working Group J. Case

Request for Comments: 1442 SNMP Research, Inc.

K. McCloghrie

Hughes LAN Systems

M. Rose

Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

S. Waldbusser

Carnegie Mellon University

April 1993

Structure of Management Information

for version 2 of the

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2)

Status of this Memo

This RFC specifes 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 Introduction .......................................... 2

1.1 A Note on Terminology ............................... 3

2 Definitions ........................................... 4

3.1 The MODULE-IDENTITY macro ........................... 5

3.2 Object Names and Syntaxes ........................... 7

3.3 The OBJECT-TYPE macro ............................... 10

3.5 The NOTIFICATION-TYPE macro ......................... 12

3 Information Modules ................................... 13

3.1 Macro Invocation .................................... 13

3.1.1 Textual Clauses ................................... 14

3.2 IMPORTing Symbols ................................... 14

4 Naming Hierarchy ...................................... 16

5 Mapping of the MODULE-IDENTITY macro .................. 17

5.1 Mapping of the LAST-UPDATED clause .................. 17

5.2 Mapping of the ORGANIZATION clause .................. 17

5.3 Mapping of the CONTACT-INFO clause .................. 17

5.4 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ................... 17

5.5 Mapping of the REVISION clause ...................... 17

5.6 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ................... 18

5.7 Mapping of the MODULE-IDENTITY value ................ 18

5.8 Usage Example ....................................... 19

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6 Mapping of the OBJECT-IDENTITY macro .................. 20

6.1 Mapping of the ...