Browse Prior Art Database

Definitions of Managed Objects for the Fabric Element in Fibre Channel Standard (RFC2837)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003436D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 40 page(s) / 81K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. Teow: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo defines an extension to the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines the objects for managing the operations of the Fabric Element portion of the Fibre Channel Standards.

This text was extracted from a ASCII document.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 3% of the total text.

Network Working Group K. S. Teow

Request for Comments: 2837 Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Category: Standards Track May 2000

Definitions of Managed Objects

for the Fabric Element in Fibre Channel Standard

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 an extension to the Management Information Base

(MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based

internets. In particular, it defines the objects for managing the

operations of the Fabric Element portion of the Fibre Channel

Standards.

Table of Contents

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

2. Overview .......................................................3

2.1 Management View of a Fabric Element ...........................4

2.2 Structure of the Fabric Element MIB ...........................5

3. Object Definitions .............................................6

The Configuration Group ......................................8

The Module Table ...........................................9

The FxPort Configuration Table ............................12

The Status Group ............................................16

The FxPort Status Table ...................................16

The FxPort Physical Level Table ...........................18

The FxPort Fabric Login Table .............................20

The Error Group .............................................24

The Accounting Groups........................................27

The Class 1 Accounting Table ..............................27

The Class 2 Accounting Table ..............................31

The Class 3 Accounting Table ..............................33

The Capability Group ........................................35

Conformance information .....................................38

4. Security Considerations .......................................43

5. Intellectual Property .........................................44

6. Acknowledgements ..............................................44

7. References ........