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Definitions of Managed Objects for the Delegation of Management Script (RFC2592)

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Original Publication Date: 1999-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13

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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 allow the delegation of management scripts to distributed managers.

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Network Working Group D. Levi

Request for Comments: 2592 Nortel Networks

Category: Standards Track J. Schoenwaelder

TU Braunschweig

May 1999

Definitions of Managed Objects for the

Delegation of Management Scripts

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 allow the

delegation of management scripts to distributed managers.

Table of Contents

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

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

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

3.1 Terms ...................................................... 4

4. Requirements and Design Issues .............................. 5

4.1 Script Languages ........................................... 5

4.2 Script Transfer ............................................ 6

4.3 Script Execution ........................................... 7

5. The Structure of the MIB ..................................... 8

5.1 The smLanguageGroup ........................................ 9

5.2 The smScriptGroup .......................................... 9

5.3 The smCodeGroup ............................................ 10

5.4 The smLaunchGroup .......................................... 10

5.5 The smRunGroup ............................................. 11

6 Definitions .................................................. 11

7. Usage Examples ............................................... 41

7.1 Pushing a script via SNMP .................................. 41

7.2 Pulling a script from a URL ................................ 42

7.3 Modifying an existing script ............................... 42

7.4 Removing an existing script ................................ 43

7.5 Creating a launch button ................................... 43

7.6 Launching a script ......................................... 44

7.7 Terminating a script ....................................... 44

7.8 Removing a launch button ................................... 45

8. VACM Configuration Examples ...........................