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Management Information Base for the Differentiated Services Architecture (RFC3289)

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

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

F. Baker: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo describes an SMIv2 (Structure of Management Information version 2) MIB for a device implementing the Differentiated Services Architecture. It may be used both for monitoring and configuration of a router or switch capable of Differentiated Services functionality.

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Network Working Group                                           F. Baker

Request for Comments: 3289                                  Cisco System

Category: Standards Track                                        K. Chan

                                                         Nortel Networks

                                                                A. Smith

                                                        Harbour Networks

                                                                May 2002

                  Management Information Base for the

                  Differentiated Services Architecture

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 describes an SMIv2 (Structure of Management Information

   version 2) MIB for a device implementing the Differentiated Services

   Architecture.  It may be used both for monitoring and configuration

   of a router or switch capable of Differentiated Services

   functionality.

Table of Contents

   1 The SNMP Management Framework .................................   3

   2 Relationship to other working group documents .................   4

   2.1  Relationship to the Informal Management Model for

        Differentiated Services Router .............................   4

   2.2 Relationship to other MIBs and Policy Management ............   5

   3 MIB Overview ..................................................   6

   3.1 Processing Path .............................................   7

   3.1.1 diffServDataPathTable - The Data Path Table ...............   7

   3.2 Classifier ..................................................   7

   3.2.1 diffServClfrElementTable - The Classifier Element Table ...   8

   3.2.2 diffServMultiFieldClfrTable - The Multi-field Classifier

        Table ......................................................   9

   3.3 Metering Traffic ............................................  10

   3.3.1 diffServMeterTable - The Meter Table ......................  11

Baker, et. al.              Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3289              Differentiated Services MIB               May 2002

   3.3.2 diffServTBParamTable - The Token Bucket Parameters Table...  11

   3.4 Actions applied to packets ..................................  12

   3.4.1 diffServActionTable - The Action Table ....................  12

   3.4.2 diffServCountActTable - The Count Action Table ............  12

   3.4.3 diffServDscpMarkActTable - The Mark Action Table ..........  13

   3.4.4 diffServAlgDropTable - The Algorithmic Drop Table .........  13

   3.4.5 diffServRandomDropTable - The Random Drop Parameters Table   14

   3.5 Queuing and Scheduling of Packets ...........................  16

   3.5.1 diffServQTable - The Class or Queue Table .................  16

   3.5.2 diffServSchedulerTable - The Scheduler Table ..............  16

   3.5.3 diffServMinRateTable - The Minimum Rate Table .............  16

   3.5.4 diffServMaxRateTable - The Maximum Rate Table .............  17

   3.5.5 Using queues and schedulers together ......................  17

   3.6 Example configuration for AF and EF .........................  20

   3.6.1 AF and EF Ingress Interface Configuration ........