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Definitions of Managed Objects for Scheduling Management Operations (RFC2591)

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Original Publication Date: 1999-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 21 page(s) / 49K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Levi: AUTHOR [+2]

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 describes a set of managed objects that are used to schedule management operations periodically or at specified dates and times.

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Network Working Group D. Levi

Request for Comments: 2591 Nortel Networks

Category: Standards Track J. Schoenwaelder

TU Braunschweig

May 1999

Definitions of Managed Objects for

Scheduling Management Operations

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 (1999). All Rights Reserved.

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 describes a set of managed objects that are used to

schedule management operations periodically or at specified dates and

times.

Table of Contents

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

2. The SNMP Management Framework....................................2

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

3.1 Periodic Schedules .............................................3

3.2 Calendar Schedules .............................................4

3.3 One-shot Schedules .............................................4

3.4 Time Transitions ...............................................4

3.5 Actions ........................................................5

4. Definitions .....................................................5

5. Usage Examples .................................................18

5.1 Starting a script to ping devices every 20 minutes ............18

5.2 Starting a script at the next Friday the 13th .................18

5.3 Turning an interface off during weekends ......................19

6. Security Considerations ........................................21

7. Intellectual Property ..........................................22

8. Acknowledgments ................................................22

9. References .....................................................22

10. Editors' Addresses ............................................24

11. Full Copyright Statement ......................................25

1. 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 describes a set of managed objects that are used to

schedule management operations periodically or at specified dates and

times.

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