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Introduction to Community-based SNMPv2 (RFC1901)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004223D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 6 page(s) / 15K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

SNMPv2 Working Group: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to define the Community-based Administrative Framework for the SNMP version 2 framework (SNMPv2). The SNMPv2 framework is fully described in [1-6]. This framework is derived from the original Internet-standard Network Management Framework (SNMPv1), which consists of these three documents:

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Network Working Group SNMPv2 Working Group

Request for Comments: 1901 J. Case

Category: Experimental SNMP Research, Inc.

K. McCloghrie

Cisco Systems, Inc.

M. Rose

Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

S. Waldbusser

International Network Services

January 1996

Introduction to Community-based SNMPv2

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Experimental protocol for the Internet

community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any

kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.

Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

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

2. Components of the SNMPv2 Framework .......................... 2

2.1 Structure of Management Information ........................ 2

2.2 Textual Conventions ........................................ 3

2.3 Conformance Statements ..................................... 3

2.4 Protocol Operations ........................................ 3

2.5 Transport Mappings ......................................... 4

2.6 Protocol Instrumentation ................................... 4

3. The Community-based Administrative Framework ................ 4

4. Security Considerations ..................................... 5

5. Editor's Address ............................................ 6

6. Acknowledgements ............................................ 6

7. References .................................................. 7

1. Introduction

The purpose of this document is to define the Community-based

Administrative Framework for the SNMP version 2 framework (SNMPv2).

The SNMPv2 framework is fully described in [1-6]. This framework is

derived from the original Internet-standard Network Management

Framework (SNMPv1), which consists of these three documents:

STD 16, RFC 1155 [7] which defines the Structure of Management

Information (SMI), the mechanisms used for describing and naming

objects for the purpose of management.

STD 16, RFC 1212 [8] which defines a more concise description

mechanism, which is wholly consistent with the SMI.

STD 15, RFC 1157 [9] which defines the Simple Network Management

Protocol (SNMP), the protocol used for network access to managed

objects.

For information on coexistence between SNMPv1 and SNMPv2, consult

[10].

2. Components of the SNMPv2 Framework

A management system contains: several (potentially many) nodes, each

with a pr...