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MIB for Fibre-Channel Security Protocols (FC-SP) (RFC5324)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000174523D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Sep-12

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. DeSanti: AUTHOR [+3]

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 managed objects for information related to FC-SP, the Security Protocols defined for Fibre Channel.

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Network Working Group                                       C. DeSanti Request for Comments: 5324                                    F. Maino Category: Standards Track                                K. McCloghrie                                                          Cisco Systems                                                         September 2008

             MIB for Fibre-Channel Security Protocols (FC-SP)

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.

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 managed objects for information related    to FC-SP, the Security Protocols defined for Fibre Channel.

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3

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

   3. Overview of Fibre Channel .......................................3

      3.1. Introduction ...............................................3

      3.2. Zoning .....................................................4

      3.3. Virtual Fabrics ............................................5

      3.4. Security ...................................................5

           3.4.1. Authentication ......................................5

           3.4.2. Security Associations ...............................6

           3.4.3. Fabric Security Policies ............................7

           3.4.4. Policy Model ........................................8

           3.4.5. Policy Objects ......................................9

                  3.4.5.1. Policy Object Names .......................10

           3.4.6. Three Kinds of Switches ............................10

           3.4.7. Security Policy Management .........................11

           3.4.8. FC-SP Zoning .......................................11

   4. Document Overview ..............................................12

      4.1. Fibre Channel Management Instance .........................12

      4.2. Entity Name ...............................................12

      4.3. Fabric Index ................................................