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User-based Security Model (USM) for version 3 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3) (RFC3414)

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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

U. Blumenthal: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document describes the User-based Security Model (USM) for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) version 3 for use in the SNMP architecture. It defines the Elements of Procedure for providing SNMP message level security. This document also includes a Management Information Base (MIB) for remotely monitoring/managing the configuration parameters for this Security Model. This document obsoletes RFC 2574.

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Network Working Group                                      U. Blumenthal

Request for Comments: 3414                                     B. Wijnen

STD: 62                                              Lucent Technologies

Obsoletes: 2574                                            December 2002

Category: Standards Track

          User-based Security Model (USM) for version 3 of the

              Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3)

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 document describes the User-based Security Model (USM) for

   Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) version 3 for use in the

   SNMP architecture.  It defines the Elements of Procedure for

   providing SNMP message level security.  This document also includes a

   Management Information Base (MIB) for remotely monitoring/managing

   the configuration parameters for this Security Model.  This document

   obsoletes RFC 2574.

Table of Contents

   1.        Introduction..........................................  4

   1.1.      Threats...............................................  4

   1.2.      Goals and Constraints.................................  6

   1.3.      Security Services.....................................  6

   1.4.      Module Organization...................................  7

   1.4.1.    Timeliness Module.....................................  8

   1.4.2.    Authentication Protocol...............................  8

   1.4.3.    Privacy Protocol......................................  8

   1.5.      Protection against Message Replay, Delay

             and Redirection.......................................  9

   1.5.1.    Authoritative SNMP engine.............................  9

   1.5.2.    Mechanisms............................................  9

   1.6.      Abstract Service Interfaces........................... 11

Blumenthal & Wijnen         Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3414                     USM for SNMPv3                December 2002

   1.6.1.    User-based Security Model Primitives

             for Authentication.................................... 11

   1.6.2.    User-based Security Model Primitives

             for Privacy........................................... 12...