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Coexistence between Version 1 and Version 2 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework (RFC1908)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004230D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 8 page(s) / 20K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

SNMPv2 Working Group: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to describe coexistence between version 2 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework [1- 6], termed the SNMP version 2 framework (SNMPv2), and 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: 1908 J. Case

Obsoletes: 1452 SNMP Research, Inc.

Category: Standards Track K. McCloghrie

Cisco Systems, Inc.

M. Rose

Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

S. Waldbusser

International Network Services

January 1996

Coexistence between Version 1 and Version 2 of the

Internet-standard Network Management Framework

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 ................................................ 2

2. Management Information ...................................... 2

2.1 Object Definitions ......................................... 3

2.2 Trap Definitions ........................................... 5

2.3 Compliance Statements ...................................... 5

2.4 Capabilities Statements .................................... 6

3 Protocol Operations .......................................... 6

3.1 Proxy Agent Behavior ....................................... 6

3.1.1 SNMPv2 -> SNMPv1 ......................................... 7

3.1.2 SNMPv1 -> SNMPv2 ......................................... 7

3.2 Bi-lingual Manager Behavior ................................ 8

4. Security Considerations ..................................... 8

5. Editor's Address ............................................ 8

6. Acknowledgements ............................................ 8

7. References .................................................. 9

1. Introduction

The purpose of this document is to describe coexistence between

version 2 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework [1-

6], termed the SNMP version 2 framework (SNMPv2), and 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 Managem...