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Definitions of Managed Objects for the General Switch Management Protocol (GSMP) (RFC3295)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008400D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-12
Document File: 48 page(s) / 96K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

H. Sjostrand: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for the use with the network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it describes managed objects for the General Switch Management Protocol (GSMP).

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Network Working Group                                       H. Sjostrand

Request for Comments: 3295                                   ipUnplugged

Category: Standards Track                                     J. Buerkle

                                                         Nortel Networks

                                                           B. Srinivasan

                                                                  Cplane

                                                               June 2002

                   Definitions of Managed Objects for

             the General Switch Management Protocol (GSMP)

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 a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)

   for the use with the network management protocols in the Internet

   community.  In particular, it describes managed objects for the

   General Switch Management Protocol (GSMP).

Table of Contents

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

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

   3.  Structure of the MIB..................................... 3

       3.1 Overview............................................. 3

       3.2 Scope................................................ 4

       3.3 MIB guideline........................................ 4

       3.4 MIB groups........................................... 5

           3.4.1 GSMP Switch Controller group................... 5

           3.4.2 GSMP Switch group.............................. 6

           3.4.3 GSMP Encapsulation groups...................... 6

           3.4.4 GSMP General group............................. 7

           3.4.5 The GSMP Notifications Group................... 7

       3.5 Textual Conventions.................................  8

   4.  GSMP MIB Definitions....................................  9

   5.  Acknowledgments......................................... 42

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

RFC 3295                        GSMP MIB                       June 2002

   6.  References.............................................. 42

   7.  Intellectual Property Rights............................ 44

   8.  Security Considerations................................. 45

   9.  Authors' Addresses...................................... 46

   10. Full Copyright Statement................................ 47

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 managed objects for the General Switch

   Management Protocol (GSMP).

   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 [RFC2119].

2. The SNMP Management Framework

   The SNMP Management Framework presently consists of five major

   components:

   *  An overall architecture, described in RFC 2571 [RFC2571].

   *  Mechanisms for describing and naming objects and events for the

      purpose of management.  The first version of this Structure of

      Management Information...