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DOCSIS Cable Device MIB Cable Device Management Information Base for DOCSIS compliant Cable Modems and Cable Modem Termination Systems (RFC2669)

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

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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 defines a basic set of managed objects for SNMP- based management of DOCSIS 1.0 compliant Cable Modems and Cable Modem Termination Systems.

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Network Working Group M. St. Johns, Ed.

Request for Comments: 2669 @Home Network

Category: Proposed Standard August 1999

DOCSIS Cable Device MIB

Cable Device Management Information Base

for DOCSIS compliant Cable Modems and

Cable Modem Termination Systems

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 defines a basic set of managed objects for SNMP-

based management of DOCSIS 1.0 compliant Cable Modems and Cable Modem

Termination Systems.

This memo specifies a MIB module in a manner that is compliant to the

SNMP SMIv2 [5][6][7]. The set of objects is consistent with the SNMP

framework and existing SNMP standards.

This memo is a product of the IPCDN working group within the Internet

Engineering Task Force. Comments are solicited and should be

addressed to the working group's mailing list at ipcdn@terayon.com

and/or the author.

Table of Contents

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

2 Glossary ........................................................ 3

2.1 CATV .......................................................... 3

2.2 CM ............................................................ 3

2.3 CMTS .......................................................... 4

2.4 DOCSIS ........................................................ 4

2.5 Downstream .................................................... 4

2.6 Head-end ...................................................... 4

2.7 MAC Packet .................................................... 4

2.8 MCNS .......................................................... 4

2.9 RF ............................................................ 4

2.10 Upstream ..................................................... 4

3 Overview ........................................................ 4

3.1 Structure of the MIB .......................................... 5

3.2 Management requirements .......