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Internet Group Management Protocol MIB (RFC2933)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-15
Document File: 20 page(s) / 34K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. McCloghrie: AUTHOR [+3]

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 objects used for managing the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP).

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Network Working Group K. McCloghrie Request for Comments: 2933 cisco Systems Category: Standards Track D. Farinacci Procket Networks D. Thaler

Microsoft October 2000

Internet Group Management Protocol 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.

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 objects used for managing the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP).

Table of Contents

1 Introduction ................................................ 1 2 The SNMP Network Management Framework ....................... 2 3 Overview .................................................... 3 4 Definitions ................................................. 3 5 Security Considerations ..................................... 14 6 Intellectual Property Notice ................................ 15 7 Acknowledgements ............................................ 15 8 Authors' Addresses .......................................... 16

9 References .................................................. 17 10 Full Copyright Statement .................................... 19

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 objects used for managing the Internet

McCloghrie, et al. Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2933 Internet Group Management Protocol MIB October 2000

Group Management Protocol (IGMP), version 1 [16] or version 2 [17]. A future version of this MIB will support IGMP version 3 (currently a work in progress). All of this MIB module is applicable to IPv4 multicast routers; a subset is applicable to hosts implementing IGMP. Since IGMP is specific to IPv4, this MIB does not support management of equivalent functionality for other address families, such as IPv6. Such management may be supported by other MIBs.

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, R...