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Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types (RFC1643)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002479D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 16 page(s) / 36K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

F. Kastenholz: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it defines objects for managing ethernet-like objects.

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Network Working Group F. Kastenholz

Request for Comments: 1643 FTP Software, Inc.

Obsoletes: 1623, 1398 July 1994

STD: 50

Category: Standards Track

Definitions of Managed Objects for

the Ethernet-like Interface Types

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

Introduction ............................................. 1

1. The SNMP Network Management Framework ................. 2

1.1 Object Definitions ................................... 2

2. Change Log ............................................ 2

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

3.1 Relation to RFC 1213 ................................. 4

3.2 Relation to RFC 1573 ................................. 4

3.2.1 Layering Model ..................................... 4

3.2.2 Virtual Circuits ................................... 4

3.2.3 ifTestTable ........................................ 4

3.2.4 ifRcvAddressTable .................................. 5

3.2.5 ifPhysAddress ...................................... 5

3.2.6 ifType ............................................. 6

4. Definitions ........................................... 6

5. Acknowledgements ...................................... 16

6. References ............................................ 17

7. Security Considerations ............................... 19

8. Author's Address ...................................... 19

Introduction

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

for use with network management protocols in the Internet community.

In particular, it defines objects for managing ethernet-like objects.

This memo also includes a MIB module. This MIB module corrects minor

errors in the earlier versions of this MIB: RFC 1623 [20], and RFC

1398 [15].

1. The SNMP Network Management Framework

The SNMP Network Management Framework consists of three major

components. They are:

o STD 16/RFC 1155 [3] which defines the SMI, the mechanisms

used for describing and naming objects for the purpose of

management. STD 16/RFC 1212 [13] defines a more concise

description mechanism, which is wholly consistent with

the SMI.

o RFC 1156 [4] which defines MIB-I, the core set of managed

objects for the Internet suite of protocols. STD 17/RFC

1213 [6] defines MIB-II, an evolution of MIB-I based on

implementation experience and new operational

requiremen...