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View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) (RFC3415)

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Original Publication Date: 2002-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Dec-18
Document File: 40 page(s) / 82K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

U. Blumenthal: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document describes the View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for use in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) architecture. It defines the Elements of Procedure for controlling access to management information. This document also includes a Management Information Base (MIB) for remotely managing the configuration parameters for the View-based Access Control Model. This document obsoletes RFC 2575.

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Network Working Group                                          B. Wijnen

Request for Comments: 3415                           Lucent Technologies

STD: 62                                                       R. Presuhn

Obsoletes: 2575                                       BMC Software, Inc.

Category: Standards Track                                  K. McCloghrie

                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.

                                                           December 2002

             View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for the

               Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

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 View-based Access Control Model (VACM)

   for use in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

   architecture.  It defines the Elements of Procedure for controlling

   access to management information.  This document also includes a

   Management Information Base (MIB) for remotely managing the

   configuration parameters for the View-based Access Control Model.

   This document obsoletes RFC 2575.

Wijnen, et al.              Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3415                   VACM for the SNMP               December 2002

Table of Contents

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

   1.2.  Access Control .............................................  3

   1.3.  Local Configuration Datastore ..............................  3

   2.  Elements of the Model ........................................  4

   2.1.  Groups .....................................................  4

   2.2.  securityLevel ..............................................  4

   2.3.  Contexts ...................................................  4

   2.4.  MIB Views and View Families ................................  5

   2.4.1.  View Subtree .............................................  5

   2.4.2.  ViewTreeFamily ...........................................  6

   2.5.  Access Policy ..............................................  6

   3.  Elements of Procedure ........................................  7

   3.1.  Overview...