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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Applications (RFC3413)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000010558D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Dec-18

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Levi: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document describes five types of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) applications which make use of an SNMP engine as described in STD 62, RFC 3411. The types of application described are Command Generators, Command Responders, Notification Originators, Notification Receivers, and Proxy Forwarders.

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Network Working Group                                            D. Levi

Request for Comments: 3413                               Nortel Networks

STD: 62                                                         P. Meyer

Obsoletes: 2573                             Secure Computing Corporation

Category: Standards Track                                     B. Stewart

                                                                 Retired

                                                           December 2002

         Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Applications

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.

Abstract

   This document describes five types of Simple Network Management

   Protocol (SNMP) applications which make use of an SNMP engine as

   described in STD 62, RFC 3411.  The types of application described

   are Command Generators, Command Responders, Notification Originators,

   Notification Receivers, and Proxy Forwarders.

   This document also defines Management Information Base (MIB) modules

   for specifying targets of management operations, for notification

   filtering, and for proxy forwarding.  This document obsoletes RFC

   2573.

Table of Contents

   1       Overview ...............................................    2

   1.1     Command Generator Applications .........................    3

   1.2     Command Responder Applications .........................    3

   1.3     Notification Originator Applications ...................    3

   1.4     Notification Receiver Applications .....................    3

   1.5     Proxy Forwarder Applications ...........................    4

   2       Management Targets .....................................    5

   3       Elements Of Procedure ..................................    6

   3.1     Command Generator Applications .........................    6

   3.2     Command Responder Applications .........................    9

   3.3     Notification Originator Applications ...................   14

   3.4     Notification Receiver Applications .....................   17

   3.5     Proxy Forwarder Applications ...........................   19

   3.5.1   Request Forwarding .....................................   21

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