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The Inverted Stack Table Extension to the Interfaces Group MIB (RFC2864)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 9 page(s) / 20K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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K. McCloghrie: AUTHOR [+2]

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 managed objects which provide an inverted mapping of the interface stack table used for managing network interfaces.

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Network Working Group K. McCloghrie

Request for Comments: 2864 Cisco Systems

Category: Standards Track G. Hanson

ADC Telecommunications

June 2000

The Inverted Stack Table Extension to the Interfaces Group 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.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction .................................................. 1

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

3 Interface Sub-Layers and the ifStackTable ..................... 3

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

5 Acknowledgements .............................................. 7

6 References .................................................... 7

7 Security Considerations ....................................... 8

8 Authors' Addresses ............................................ 9

9 Notice on Intellectual Property ............................... 10

10 Full Copyright Statement ..................................... 11

1. Introduction

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 managed objects which provide an inverted

mapping of the interface stack table used for managing network

interfaces.

2. 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, which

consists of RFC 2578 [5], RFC 2579 [6] and RFC 2580 [7].

o Message protocols for transferring management information. The

first version of the SNMP message protocol is called SNMPv1 and

described in STD 15, RF...