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Remote Network Monitoring MIB Extensions for Switched Networks Version 1.0 (RFC2613)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003200D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 56 page(s) / 82K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Waterman: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network monitoring devices in switched networks environments.

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Network Working Group R. Waterman

Request for Comments: 2613 Allot Networks Inc.

Category: Standards Track B. Lahaye

Xylan Corp.

D. Romascanu

Lucent Technologies

S. Waldbusser

INS

June 1999

Remote Network Monitoring MIB Extensions for Switched Networks

Version 1.0

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 TCP/IP-based internets.

In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network

monitoring devices in switched networks environments.

Table of Contents

1 The Network Management Framework 2

2 Overview 3

2.1 Remote Network Management Goals 3

2.2 Switched Networks Monitoring 5

2.3 Mechanisms for Monitoring Switched Networks 5

2.3.1 DataSource Objects 6

2.3.2 Copy Port 7

2.3.3 VLAN Monitoring 7

2.4 Relationship to Other MIBs 8

2.4.1 The RMON and RMON 2 MIBs 8

2.4.2 The Interfaces Group MIB 8

2.4.3 The Entity MIB 8

2.4.4 The Bridge MIB 9

2.5 Relationship with IEEE 802.1 Standards 9

3 SMON/RMON Groups 9

3.1 SMON ProbeCapabilities 9

3.2 smonVlanStats 10

3.3 smonPrioStats 10

3.4 dataSourceCaps 10

3.5 portCopyConfig 11

4 Control of Remote Network Monitoring Devices 12

5 Definitions 13

6 References ...