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IP Performance Metrics (IPPM) Metrics Registry (RFC4148)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000126874D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Aug-05
Document File: 15 page(s) / 23K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

E. Stephan: AUTHOR

Abstract

This memo defines a registry for IP Performance Metrics (IPPM). It assigns and registers an initial set of OBJECT IDENTITIES to currently defined metrics in the IETF.

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Network Working Group                                         E. Stephan
Request for Comments: 4148                            France Telecom R&D
BCP: 108                                                     August 2005
Category: Best Current Practice


             IP Performance Metrics (IPPM) Metrics Registry

Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
   Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2005).

Abstract

   This memo defines a registry for IP Performance Metrics (IPPM).  It
   assigns and registers an initial set of OBJECT IDENTITIES to
   currently defined metrics in the IETF.

   This memo also defines the rules for adding IP Performance Metrics
   that are defined in the future and for encouraging all IP performance
   metrics to be registered here.

   IANA has been assigned to administer this new registry.

Table of Contents

   1. The Internet-Standard Management Framework ......................2
   2. Overview ........................................................2
   3. IP Performance Metrics Registry Framework .......................2
   4. Initial IPPM Metrics Registry Creation ..........................3
   5. IANA Considerations .............................................4
      5.1. Management Rules ...........................................4
      5.2. Registration Template ......................................4
   6. Initial IPPM Registry Definition ................................4
   7. Security Considerations ........................................11
   8. References .....................................................12
      8.1. Normative References ......................................12
      8.2. Informative References ....................................12

Stephan                  Best Current Practice                  [Page 1]
RFC 4148            IP Performance Metrics Registry          August 2005


1.  The Internet-Standard Management Framework

   For a detailed overview of the documents that describe the current
   Internet-Standard Management Framework, please refer to section 7 of
   RFC 3410 [RFC3410].

   Managed objects are accessed via a virtual information store, termed
   the Management Information Base or MIB.  MIB objects are generally
   accessed through the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
   Objects in the MIB are defined using the mechanisms defined in the
   Structure of Management Information (SMI).  This memo specifies a MIB
   module that is compliant to the SMIv2, which is described in STD 58,
   RFC 2578 [RFC2578], STD 58, RFC 2579 [...