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Manager-to-Manager Management Information Base (RFC1451)

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Original Publication Date: 1993-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 24 page(s) / 59K

Publishing Venue

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: 1451 SNMP Research, Inc.

K. McCloghrie

Hughes LAN Systems

M. Rose

Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

S. Waldbusser

Carnegie Mellon University

April 1993

Manager-to-Manager

Management Information Base

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 ............................... 2

2 Overview .............................................. 3

2.1 A SNMPv2 Entity Acting in a Dual Role ............... 3

2.2 Alarms, Events, and Notifications ................... 3

2.3 Access Control ...................................... 4

3 Definitions ........................................... 6

3.1 The Alarm Group ..................................... 7

3.1.1 Alarm-Related Notifications ....................... 20

3.2 The Event Group ..................................... 21

3.3 Conformance Information ............................. 29

3.3.1 Compliance Statements ............................. 29

3.3.2 Units of Conformance .............................. 29

4 Acknowledgements ...................................... 31

5 References ............................................ 35

6 Security Considerations ............................... 36

7 Authors' Addresses .................................... 36

RFC 1451 Manager-to-Manager MIB April 1993

1. Introduction

A network management system contains: several (potentially

many) nodes, each with a processing entity, termed an agent,

which has access to management ins...