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Textual Conventions for Version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2) (RFC1903)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004225D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 19 page(s) / 49K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

SNMPv2 Working Group: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

A management system contains: several (potentially many) nodes, each with a processing entity, termed an agent, which has access to management instrumentation; at least one management station; and, a management protocol, used to convey management information between the agents and management stations. Operations of the protocol are carried out under an administrative framework which defines

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Network Working Group SNMPv2 Working Group

Request for Comments: 1903 J. Case

Obsoletes: 1443 SNMP Research, Inc.

Category: Standards Track K. McCloghrie

Cisco Systems, Inc.

M. Rose

Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

S. Waldbusser

International Network Services

January 1996

Textual Conventions

for Version 2 of the

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2)

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.

Table of Contents

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

1.1 A Note on Terminology ...................................... 2

2. Definitions ................................................. 3

3. Mapping of the TEXTUAL-CONVENTION macro ..................... 19

3.1 Mapping of the DISPLAY-HINT clause ......................... 19

3.2 Mapping of the STATUS clause ............................... 21

3.3 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause .......................... 21

3.4 Mapping of the REFERENCE clause ............................ 21

3.5 Mapping of the SYNTAX clause ............................... 22

4. Security Considerations ..................................... 22

5. Editor's Address ............................................ 22

6. Acknowledgements ............................................ 22

7. References .................................................. 23

1. Introduction

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

with a processing entity, termed an agent, which has access to

management instrumentation; at least one management station; and, a

management protocol, used to convey management information between

the agents and management stations. Operations of the protocol are

carried out under an administrative framework which defines

authentication, authorization, access control, and privacy polici...