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Coexistence between Version 1, Version 2, and Version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework (RFC2576)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003163D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 37 page(s) / 92K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Frye: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to describe coexistence between version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework, (SNMPv3), version 2 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework (SNMPv2), and the original Internet-standard Network Management Framework (SNMPv1). This document obsoletes RFC 1908 [13] and RFC2089 [14].

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Network Working Group R. Frye

Request for Comments: 2576 CoSine Communications

Category: Standards Track D. Levi

Nortel Networks

S. Routhier

Integrated Systems Inc.

B. Wijnen

Lucent Technologies

March 2000

Coexistence between Version 1, Version 2, and Version 3

of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework

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.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to describe coexistence between

version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework,

(SNMPv3), version 2 of the Internet-standard Network Management

Framework (SNMPv2), and the original Internet-standard Network

Management Framework (SNMPv1). This document obsoletes RFC 1908 [13]

and RFC2089 [14].

Table Of Contents

1 Overview ..................................................... 2

1.1 SNMPv1 ..................................................... 3

1.2 SNMPv2 ..................................................... 4

1.3 SNMPv3 ..................................................... 4

1.4 SNMPv1 and SNMPv2 Access to MIB Data ....................... 5

2 SMI and Management Information Mappings ...................... 5

2.1 MIB Modules ................................................ 6

2.1.1 Object Definitions ....................................... 6

2.1.2 Trap and Notification Definitions ........................ 9

2.2 Compliance Statements ...................................... 9

2.3 Capabilities Statements .................................... 10

3 Translating Notifications Parameters ......................... 10

3.1 Translating SNMPv1 Notification Parameters to SNMPv2

Notification Parameters ................................... 12

3.2 Translating SNMPv2 Notification Parameters to SNMPv1

Notification Parameters ................................... 13

4 Approaches to Coexistence in a Multi-lingual Network ......... 14

4.1 Multi-lingual implementations .............................. 15

4.1.1 Command Generator ........................................ 15

4.1.2 Command Responder ....................