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Definitions of Managed Objects for Extensible SNMP Agents (RFC2742)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 16 page(s) / 34K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

L. Heintz: AUTHOR [+3]

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 objects managing SNMP agents that use the Agent Extensibility (AgentX) Protocol.

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Network Working Group L. Heintz

Request For Comments: 2742 Cisco Systems

Category: Standards Track S. Gudur

Independent Consultant

M. Ellison, Ed.

Ellison Software Consulting, Inc.

January 2000

Definitions of Managed Objects for Extensible SNMP Agents

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

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 objects managing SNMP agents that use the

Agent Extensibility (AgentX) Protocol.

This memo specifies a MIB module in a manner that is both compliant

to the SMIv2, and semantically identical to the peer SMIv1

definitions.

Table of Contents

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

2. Introduction ................................................ 3

3. AgentX MIB Overview ......................................... 3

4. Managed Object Definitions for AgentX ....................... 4

5. Intellectual Property ....................................... 15

6. Acknowledgements ............................................ 16

7. Security Considerations ..................................... 16

8. References .................................................. 17

9. Authors' and Editor's Addresses ............................. 19

10. Full Copyright Statement ................................... 20

1. The SNMP Management Framework

The SNMP Management Framework presently consists of five major

components:

- An overall architecture, described in RFC 2571 [1].

- Mechanisms for describing and naming objects and events for the

purpose of management. The first version of this Structure of

Management Information (SMI) is called SMIv1 and described in STD

16, RFC 1155 [2], STD 16, RFC 1212 [3] and RFC 1215 [4]. The

second version, called SMIv2, is described in STD 58, RFC...