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SNMP Administrative Model (RFC1351)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002175D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 35 page(s) / 44K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Davin: AUTHOR [+2]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1351: DOI

Abstract

This memo presents an elaboration of the SNMP administrative model set forth in [1]. This model provides a unified conceptual basis for administering SNMP protocol entities to support: authenticaiton and integrity, privacy, access control, and cooperation of protocol entities. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group J. Davin Request for Comments: 1351 MIT Laboratory for Computer Science J. Galvin Trusted Information Systems, Inc. K. McCloghrie Hughes LAN Systems, Inc. July 1992

SNMP Administrative Model

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an IAB standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "IAB Official Protocol Standards" for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Abstract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3. Elements of the Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3.1 SNMP Party . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3.2 SNMP Protocol Entity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.3 SNMP Management Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.4 SNMP Agent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.5 View Subtree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.6 MIB View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.7 SNMP Management Communication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.8 SNMP Authenticated Management Communication . . . . . . . . 9 3.9 SNMP Private Management Communication . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.10 SNMP Management Communication Class . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.11 SNMP Access Control Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3.12 SNMP Proxy Party . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.13 Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.13.1 Generating a Request . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.13.2 Processing a Received Communication . . . . . . . . . . . 15 3.13.3 Generating a Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4. Application of the Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.1 Non-Secure Minimal Agent Configuration . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.2 Secure Minimal Agent Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 4.3 Proxy Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 4.3.1 Foreign Proxy Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4.3.2 Native Proxy Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 4.4 Public Key Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 4.5 MIB View Configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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RFC 1351 SNMP Administrative Model July 1992

5. Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 6. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 7. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. Authors’ Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

1. Abstract

This memo presents an elaboration of the SNMP administrative model set forth in [1]. This model provides a unified conceptual basis for administering SNMP protocol entities to support

o authentication and integrity,

o privacy,

o access control, and

o the cooperation of multiple protocol entiti...

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