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Distributed Management Expression MIB (RFC2982)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-16
Document File: 42 page(s) / 82K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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R. Kavasseri (Editor of this version): AUTHOR

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 managed objects used for managing expressions of MIB objects. The results of these expressions become MIB objects usable like any other MIB object, such as for the test condition for declaring an event.

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Network Working Group R. Kavasseri Request for Comments: 2982 (Editor of this version) Category: Standards Track B. Stewart (Author of previous version) Cisco Systems, Inc.

October 2000

Distributed Management Expression 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 managed objects used for managing expressions of MIB objects. The results of these expressions become MIB objects usable like any other MIB object, such as for the test condition for declaring an event.

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC 2119.

Table of Contents

1 The SNMP Management Framework ............................... 2 2 Overview .................................................... 3 2.1 Usage ..................................................... 4 2.2 Persistence ............................................... 4 2.3 Operation ................................................. 4 2.3.1 Sampling ................................................ 5 2.3.2 Wildcards ............................................... 5 2.3.3 Evaluation .............................................. 5 2.3.4 Value Identification .................................... 6 2.4 Subsets ................................................... 6 2.4.1 No Wildcards ............................................ 6

Kavasseri Stewart Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2982 Distributed Management Expression MIB October 2000

2.4.2 No Deltas ............................................... 7 2.5 Structure ................................................. 7 2.5.1 Resource ................................................ 7 2.5.2 Definition .............................................. 7 2.5.3 Value ................................................... 8 2.6 Examples .................................................. 8 2.6.1 Wildcarding ............................................. 8 2.6.2 Calculation and Conditional ............................. 10 3 Definitions ................................................. 12 4 Intellectual Property ....................................... 36 5 Acknowledgements ............................................ 37 6 References .................................................. 37 7 Security Considerations ..................................... 38 8 Author's Address ............................................ 40 9 E...