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Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base (RFC1757)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004007D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Waldbusser: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network monitoring devices.

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Network Working Group S. Waldbusser

Request for Comments: 1757 Carnegie Mellon University

Obsoletes: 1271 February 1995

Category: Standards Track

Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base

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.

Abstract

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

for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets.

In particular, it defines objects for managing remote network

monitoring devices.

Table of Contents

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

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

2.1 Remote Network Management Goals ...................... 3

2.2 Textual Conventions .................................. 5

2.3 Structure of MIB ..................................... 5

2.3.1 The Ethernet Statistics Group ...................... 6

2.3.2 The History Control Group .......................... 6

2.3.3 The Ethernet History Group ......................... 6

2.3.4 The Alarm Group .................................... 6

2.3.5 The Host Group ..................................... 6

2.3.6 The HostTopN Group ................................. 7

2.3.7 The Matrix Group ................................... 7

2.3.8 The Filter Group ................................... 7

2.3.9 The Packet Capture Group ........................... 7

2.3.10 The Event Group ................................... 7

3. Control of Remote Network Monitoring Devices .......... 7

3.1 Resource Sharing Among Multiple Management Stations .. 8

3.2 Row Addition Among Multiple Management Stations ...... 10

4. Conventions ........................................... 11

5. Definitions ........................................... 11

6. Acknowledgments ....................................... 89

7. References ............................................ 89

8. Security Considerations ............................... 90

9. Author's Address ...................................... 90

10. Appendix: Changes from RFC 1271 ...................... 91

1. The Network Management Framework

The Internet-standard Network Management Framework consists of three

components. They are:

STD 16, RFC 1155 [1] which defines the SMI, the mechanisms used

for describing and naming objects for the purpose of management.

STD 16, RFC 1212 [2] defines a more concise description mechanism,

which is wholly consistent with the SMI.

STD 17, RFC 1213 [3] which defin...