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Definitions of Managed Objects for Frame Relay Service Level Definitions (RFC3202)

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-07

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Steinberger: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This memo defines an extension of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, it defines objects for managing the Frame Relay Service Level Definitions.

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Network Working Group                                     R. Steinberger

Request for Comments: 3202                             Paradyne Networks

Category: Standards Track                                    O. Nicklass

                                            RAD Data Communications Ltd.

                                                            January 2002

                     Definitions of Managed Objects

               for Frame Relay Service Level Definitions

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 (2002).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This memo defines an extension of the Management Information Base

   (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based

   internets.  In particular, it defines objects for managing the Frame

   Relay Service Level Definitions.

Table of Contents

   1. The SNMP Management Framework ...............................    2

   2. Conventions .................................................    3

   3. Overview ....................................................    3

   3.1. Frame Relay Service Level Definitions .....................    4

   3.2. Terminology ...............................................    5

   3.3. Network Model .............................................    5

   3.4. Reference Points ..........................................    6

   3.5. Measurement Methodology ...................................    8

   3.6. Theory of Operation .......................................    9

   3.6.1. Capabilities Discovery ..................................    9

   3.6.2. Determining Reference Points for Row Creation ...........   10

   3.6.2.1. Graphical Examples of Reference Points ................   11

   3.6.2.1.1. Edge-to-Edge Interface Reference Point Example ......   12

   3.6.2.1.2. Edge-to-Edge Egress Queue Reference Point Example ...   13

   3.6.2.1.3. End-to-End Using Reference Point Example ............   14

   3.6.3. Creation Process ........................................   15

   3.6.4. Destruction Process .....................................   15

Steinberger & Nicklass      Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3202           Frame Relay Service Level Defs MIB       January 2002

   3.6.4.1. Manual Row Destruction ................................   15

   3.6.4.2. Automatic Row Destruction .............................   16

   3.6.5. Modification Process ....................................   16

   3.6.6. Collection Process ......................................   16

   3.6.6.1. Remote Polling ........................................   16

   3.6.6.2. Sampling ..............................................   17

   3.6.6.3. User History ..........................................   17

   3.6.7. Use of MIB Module in Calculation of Service Level

   Definitions ....................................................   17

   3.6.8. Delay ...................................................   20

   3.6.9. Frame Delivery Ratio ....................................   20

   3.6.10. Data Delivery Ratio ....................................   21

   3.6.11. Se...