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Mail Monitoring MIB (RFC2789)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 28 page(s) / 61K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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N. Freed: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. Specifically, this memo extends the basic Network Services Monitoring MIB defined in RFC 2788 [16] to allow monitoring of Message Transfer Agents (MTAs). It may also be used to monitor MTA components within gateways.

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Network Working Group N. Freed

Request for Comments: 2789 Innosoft

Obsoletes: 2249, 1566 S. Kille

Category: Standards Track MessagingDirect Ltd.

March 2000

Mail Monitoring MIB

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.

Introduction

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)

for use with network management protocols in the Internet community.

Specifically, this memo extends the basic Network Services Monitoring

MIB defined in RFC 2788 [16] to allow monitoring of Message Transfer

Agents (MTAs). It may also be used to monitor MTA components within

gateways.

Table of Contents

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

2 Message Flow Model .......................................... 3

3 MTA Objects ................................................. 3

4 Definitions ................................................. 4

5 Changes made since RFC 2249 ................................. 29

6 Acknowledgements ............................................ 30

7 References .................................................. 30

8 Security Considerations ..................................... 31

9 Author and Chair Addresses .................................. 32

10 Full Copyright Statement .................................... 33

1. The SNMP Network Management Framework

The SNMP Management Framework presently consists of five major

components:

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

o 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 2578

[5], STD 58, RFC 2579 [6] and STD 58, RFC 2580 [7].

o Message protocols for transferring management information. The

first version of the SNMP message protoc...