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Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) (RFC1157)

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Original Publication Date: 1990-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 36 page(s) / 40K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J.D. Case: AUTHOR [+3]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1157: DOI

Abstract

This RFC is a re-release of RFC 1098, with a changed "Status of this Memo" section plus a few minor typographical corrections. This memo defines a simple protocol by which management information for a network element may be inspected or altered by logically remote users. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group J. Case Request for Comments: 1157 SNMP Research Obsoletes: RFC 1098 M. Fedor Performance Systems International M. Schoffstall Performance Systems International J. Davin MIT Laboratory for Computer Science May 1990

A Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

Table of Contents

1. Status of this Memo ................................... 2 2. Introduction .......................................... 2 3. The SNMP Architecture ................................. 5 3.1 Goals of the Architecture ............................ 5 3.2 Elements of the Architecture ......................... 5 3.2.1 Scope of Management Information .................... 6 3.2.2 Representation of Management Information ........... 6 3.2.3 Operations Supported on Management Information ..... 7 3.2.4 Form and Meaning of Protocol Exchanges ............. 8 3.2.5 Definition of Administrative Relationships ......... 8 3.2.6 Form and Meaning of References to Managed Objects .. 12 3.2.6.1 Resolution of Ambiguous MIB References ........... 12 3.2.6.2 Resolution of References across MIB Versions...... 12 3.2.6.3 Identification of Object Instances ............... 12 3.2.6.3.1 ifTable Object Type Names ...................... 13 3.2.6.3.2 atTable Object Type Names ...................... 13 3.2.6.3.3 ipAddrTable Object Type Names .................. 14 3.2.6.3.4 ipRoutingTable Object Type Names ............... 14 3.2.6.3.5 tcpConnTable Object Type Names ................. 14 3.2.6.3.6 egpNeighTable Object Type Names ................ 15 4. Protocol Specification ................................ 16 4.1 Elements of Procedure ................................ 17 4.1.1 Common Constructs .................................. 19 4.1.2 The GetRequest-PDU ................................. 20 4.1.3 The GetNextRequest-PDU ............................. 21 4.1.3.1 Example of Table Traversal ....................... 23 4.1.4 The GetResponse-PDU ................................ 24 4.1.5 The SetRequest-PDU ................................. 25 4.1.6 The Trap-PDU ....................................... 27 4.1.6.1 The coldStart Trap ............................... 28 4.1.6.2 The warmStart Trap ............................... 28 4.1.6.3 The linkDown Trap ................................ 28 4.1.6.4 The linkUp Trap .................................. 28

Case, Fedor, Schoffstall, & Davin [Page 1]

RFC 1157 SNMP May 1990

4.1.6.5 The authenticationFailure Trap ................... 28 4.1.6.6 The egpNeighborLoss Trap ......................... 28 4.1.6.7 The enterpriseSpecific Trap ...................... 29 5. Definitions ........................................... 30 6. Acknowledgements ...................................... 33 7. References ............................................ 34 8. Security Considerations................................ 35 9. Authors’ Addresses..................................... 35

1. Status of this Memo

This RFC is a re-release of RFC 1098, with a changed "Status of this Memo" s...

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