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Definitions of Managed Objects for Service Level Agreements Performance Monitoring (RFC2758)

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

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. White: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo defines a Management Information Base (MIB) for performance monitoring of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) defined via policy definitions. The MIB defined herein focuses on defining a set of objects for monitoring SLAs and not on replication of the content of the policy definitions being monitored. The goal of the MIB defined within this document is to defined statistics related to a policy rule definition for reporting on the effect that a policy rule has on a system and to defined a method of monitoring this data.

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Network Working Group K. White

Request for Comments: 2758 IBM Corp.

Category: Experimental February 2000

Definitions of Managed Objects for Service Level

Agreements Performance Monitoring

Status of this Memo

This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet

community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.

Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This memo defines a Management Information Base (MIB) for performance

monitoring of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) defined via policy

definitions. The MIB defined herein focuses on defining a set of

objects for monitoring SLAs and not on replication of the content of

the policy definitions being monitored. The goal of the MIB defined

within this document is to defined statistics related to a policy

rule definition for reporting on the effect that a policy rule has on

a system and to defined a method of monitoring this data.

Table of Contents

1.0 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

2.0 The SNMP Network Management Framework . . . . . . . . . . 2

3.0 Structure of the MIB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

3.1 Scalar objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

3.2 slapmPolicyNameTable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3.3 slapmPolicyRuleStatsTable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.4 slapmPRMonTable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

3.5 slapmSubcomponentTable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

4.0 Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

5.0 Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

6.0 Intellectual Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

7.0 Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

8.0 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

9.0 Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

10.0 Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

1.0 Introduction

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",

"SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this

document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119, reference

[13].

This document's purpose is to define a MIB module for performance

management of Service Level Agreements (SLAs). I...