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Script MIB Extensibility Protocol Version 1.1 (RFC3179)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005860D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Nov-13
Document File: 26 page(s) / 56K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Schoenwaelder: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The Script MIB extensibility protocol (SMX) defined in this memo separates language specific runtime systems from language independent Script MIB implementations. The IETF Script MIB defines an interface for the delegation of management functions based on the Internet management framework. A management script is a set of instructions that are executed by a language specific runtime system.

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Network Working Group                                   J. Schoenwaelder

Request for Comments: 3179                               TU Braunschweig

Obsoletes: 2593                                               J. Quittek

Category: Experimental                                   NEC Europe Ltd.

                                                            October 2001

             Script MIB Extensibility Protocol Version 1.1

Status of this Memo

   This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet

   community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

   Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.

   Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2001).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   The Script MIB extensibility protocol (SMX) defined in this memo

   separates language specific runtime systems from language independent

   Script MIB implementations.  The IETF Script MIB defines an interface

   for the delegation of management functions based on the Internet

   management framework.  A management script is a set of instructions

   that are executed by a language specific runtime system.

Table of Contents

   1 Introduction .................................................    2

   2 Process Model and Communication Model ........................    3

   3 Security Profiles ............................................    4

   4 Start of Runtime Systems and Connection Establishment ........    4

   5 SMX Messages .................................................    5

   5.1 Common Definitions .........................................    5

   5.2 Commands ...................................................    7

   5.3 Replies ....................................................    7

   6 Elements of Procedure ........................................    9

   6.1 SMX Message Processing on the Runtime Systems ..............    9

   6.1.1 Processing the `hello' Command ...........................   10

   6.1.2 Processing the `start' Command ...........................   10

   6.1.3 Processing the `suspend' Command .........................   11

   6.1.4 Processing the `resume' Command ..........................   12

   6.1.5 Processing the `abort' Command ...........................   12

   6.1.6 Processing the `status' Command ..........................   12

   6.1.7 Generation of Asynchronous Notifications .................   13

Schoenwaelder & Quittek       Experimental                      [Page 1]

RFC 3179                    SMX Protocol 1.1                October 2001

   6.2 SMX Message Processing on the SNMP Agent ...................   13

   6.2.1 Creating a Runtime System ................................   14

   6.2.2 Generating the `hello' Command ...........................   14

   6.2.3 Generating the `start' Command ...........................   15

   6.2.4 Generating the `suspend' Command .........................   16

   6.2.5 Generating the `resume' Command ..........................   16

   6.2.6 Generating the `abort' Command ...........................   17

   6.2.7 Generating the `status' Command ..........................   18

   6.2.8 Processing Asynchronous Notifications ....................   19

   7 Example SMX Message Flow .....................................   20

   8 Transport Mappings ...........................................   20

   8.1 SMX over Bi-directional Pipes ..............................   2...