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Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS3/E3 Interface Type (RFC3896)

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Sep-23

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

O. Nicklass: 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 objects used for managing DS3 and E3 interfaces. This document is a companion to the documents that define Managed Objects for the DS0, DS1/E1/DS2/E2 and Synchronous Optical Network/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SONET/SDH) Interface Types. This document obsoletes RFC 2496.

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Network Working Group                                   O. Nicklass, Ed.

Request for Comments: 3896                 RAD Data Communications, Ltd.

Obsoletes: 2496                                           September 2004

Category: Standards Track

      Definitions of Managed Objects for the DS3/E3 Interface Type

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 objects used for managing DS3 and E3

   interfaces.  This document is a companion to the documents that

   define Managed Objects for the DS0, DS1/E1/DS2/E2 and Synchronous

   Optical Network/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SONET/SDH) Interface

   Types.  This document obsoletes RFC 2496.

Table of Contents

   1.   The Internet Standard Management Framework. . . . . . . . . .  2

        1.1.  Changes from RFC 2496 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

        1.2.  Changes from RFC 1407 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

        1.3.  Companion Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

   2.   Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

        2.1.  Use of ifTable for DS3 Layer  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

        2.2.  Usage Guidelines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

              2.2.1.  Usage of ifStackTable . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

              2.2.2.  Usage of Channelization for DS3, DS1, DS0 . . .  7

              2.2.3.  Usage of Channelization for DS3, DS2, DS1 . . .  8

              2.2.4.  Usage of Loopbacks . . . . . . . . . . .  . . .  9

        2.3.  Objectives of this MIB Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

        2.4.  DS3/E3 Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

              2.4.1.  Error Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

              2.4.2.  Performance Parameters. . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

              2.4.3.  Performance Defects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Nicklass                    Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3896                       DS3/E3 MIB                 September 2004

              2.4.4.  Other Terms . . . . . . . ....