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Policy Based Management MIB (RFC4011)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000099095D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-12

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Waldbusser: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets. In particular, this MIB defines objects that enable policy-based monitoring and management of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) infrastructures, a scripting language, and a script execution environment.

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Network Working Group                                      S. Waldbusser

Request for Comments: 4011                                    Nextbeacon

Category: Standards Track                                     J. Saperia

                                                    JDS Consulting, Inc.

                                                               T. Hongal

                                               Riverstone Networks, Inc.

                                                              March 2005

                      Policy Based Management 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 (2005).

Abstract

   This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)

   for use with network management protocols in TCP/IP-based internets.

   In particular, this MIB defines objects that enable policy-based

   monitoring and management of Simple Network Management Protocol

   (SNMP) infrastructures, a scripting language, and a script execution

   environment.

Table of Contents

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

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

   3.  Policy-Based Management Architecture ........................   4

   4.  Policy-Based Management Execution Environment ...............  10

       4.1.  Terminology ...........................................  10

       4.2.  Execution Environment - Elements of Procedure .........  10

       4.3.  Element Discovery .....................................  11

             4.3.1.  Implementation Notes ..........................  12

       4.4.  Element Filtering .....................................  13

             4.4.1.  Implementation Notes ..........................  13

       4.5.  Policy Enforcement ....................................  13

             4.5.1.  Implementation Notes ..........................  14

   5.  The PolicyScript Language ...................................  14

       5.1.  Formal Definition .....................................  15

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