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Introduction to Version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework (RFC2570)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003157D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 19 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Case: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the third version of the Internet-standard Management Framework, termed the SNMP version 3 Framework (SNMPv3). This Framework is derived from and builds upon both the original Internet-standard Management Framework (SNMPv1) and the second Internet-standard Management Framework (SNMPv2).

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Network Working Group J. Case

Request for Comments: 2570 SNMP Research, Inc.

Category: Informational R. Mundy

TIS Labs at Network Associates, Inc.

D. Partain

Ericsson

B. Stewart

Cisco Systems

April 1999

Introduction to Version 3 of the

Internet-standard Network Management Framework

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1999). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the third

version of the Internet-standard Management Framework, termed the

SNMP version 3 Framework (SNMPv3). This Framework is derived from

and builds upon both the original Internet-standard Management

Framework (SNMPv1) and the second Internet-standard Management

Framework (SNMPv2).

The architecture is designed to be modular to allow the evolution of

the Framework over time.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction .....................................................2

2 The Internet Standard Management Framework .......................3

2.1 Basic Structure and Components .................................3

2.2 Architecture of the Internet Standard Management Framework .....3

3 The SNMPv1 Management Framework ..................................4

3.1 The SNMPv1 Data Definition Language ............................5

3.2 Management Information .........................................6

3.3 Protocol Operations ............................................6

3.4 SNMPv1 Security and Administration .............................6

4 The SNMPv2 Management Framework ..................................7

5 The SNMPv3 Working Group .........................................8

6 SNMPv3 Framework Module Specifications ..........................10

6.1 Data Definition Language ......................................10

6.2 MIB Modules ...................................................11

6.3 Protocol Operations and Transport Mappings ....................12

6.4 SNMPv3 Security and Administration ............................12

7 Document Summaries ..............................................13

7.1 Structure of Management Information ...........................13

7.1.1 Base SMI Specification ......................................13

7.1.2 Textual Conventions .........................................14

7.1.3 Conformance Statements ...........................