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Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions for Differentiated Services (RFC3287)

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-13

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Bierman: 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 monitoring Differentiated Services (DS) Codepoint usage in packets which contain a DS field, utilizing the monitoring framework defined in the RMON-2 (Remote Network Monitoring Management Version 2) MIB.

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Network Working Group                                         A. Bierman

Request for Comments: 3287                           Cisco Systems, Inc.

Category: Standards Track                                      July 2002

                  Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions for

                        Differentiated Services

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 use with network management protocols in the Internet community.

   In particular, it describes managed objects used for monitoring

   Differentiated Services (DS) Codepoint usage in packets which contain

   a DS field, utilizing the monitoring framework defined in the RMON-2

   (Remote Network Monitoring Management Version 2) MIB.

Table of Contents

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

   2 Overview ........................................................ 3

   2.1 Terms ......................................................... 4

   2.2 Relationship to Differentiated Services ....................... 4

   2.3 Relationship to the Remote Monitoring MIBs .................... 5

   3 MIB Structure ................................................... 6

   3.1 DSCP Counter Aggregation ...................................... 7

   3.1.1 Counter Aggregation Configuration ..........................  8

   3.2 MIB Group Overview ...........................................  8

   3.2.1 DSCP Counter Aggregation Control Group .....................  9

   3.2.2 DS Statistics Group ........................................ 10

   3.2.3 DS Protocol Distribution Group ............................. 10

   3.2.4 DS Host Distribution Group ................................. 11

   3.2.5 DSMON Capabilities Group ................................... 12

   3.2.6 DS Matrix Distribution Group ............................... 13

   3.3 RMON vs. DSMON Indexing Structure ............................ 13

   4 Definitions .................................................... 16

Bierman                     Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3287                       DSMON MIB                      July 2002

   5 Counter Aggregation Configuration Usage Examples .............. 108

   5.1 Step 1: Unlock the Counter Aggregation Configuration ...........