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Alarm Management Information Base (MIB) (RFC3877)

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Sep-19

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Chisholm: AUTHOR [+2]

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 management objects used for modelling and storing alarms.

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Network Working Group                                        S. Chisholm

Request for Comments: 3877                               Nortel Networks

Category: Standards Track                                   D. Romascanu

                                                                   Avaya

                                                          September 2004

                Alarm Management Information Base (MIB)

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 (2004).

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 management objects used for modelling and

   storing alarms.

Chisholm & Romascanu        Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3877                       Alarm MIB                  September 2004

Table of Contents

   1.  The Internet-Standard Management Framework . . . . . . . . . .  3

   2.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   3.  Alarm Management Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       3.1.  Terminology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       3.2.  Alarm Management Architecture. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

       3.3.  Features of this Architecture. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

       3.4.  Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8

       3.5.  Relationship between Alarm and Notifications . . . . . .  9

       3.6.  Notification Varbind Storage and Reference . . . . . . .  9

       3.7.  Relation to Notification Log MIB . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

       3.8.  Relation to Event MIB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

   4.  Generic Alarm MIB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

       4.1.  Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

       4.2.  Definitions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

   5.  ITU Alarm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

       5.1.  Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

       5.2.  IANA Considerations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

       5.3.  Textual Conventions. . . . . . ....