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Definitions of Managed Objects for IEEE 802.3 Repeater Devices (RFC1516)

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Original Publication Date: 1993-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-13
Document File: 40 page(s) / 47K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. McMaster: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC1516: DOI

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 defines objects for managing IEEE 802.3 10 Mb/second baseband repeaters, sometimes referred to as "hubs." [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group D. McMaster Request for Comments: 1516 SynOptics Communications, Inc. Obsoletes: 1368 K. McCloghrie Hughes LAN Systems, Inc. September 1993

Definitions of Managed Objects for IEEE 802.3 Repeater Devices

Status of this Memo

This RFC 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" 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 defines objects for managing IEEE 802.3 10 Mb/second baseband repeaters, sometimes referred to as "hubs."

Table of Contents

1. The Network Management Framework ...................... 2 1.1 Object Definitions ................................... 2 2. Overview .............................................. 2 2.1 Terminology .......................................... 3 2.1.1 Repeaters, Hubs and Concentrators .................. 3 2.1.2 Repeaters, Ports, and MAUs ......................... 3 2.1.3 Ports and Groups ................................... 5 2.1.4 Internal Ports and MAUs ............................ 6 2.2 Supporting Functions ................................. 7 2.3 Structure of MIB ..................................... 9 2.3.1 The Basic Group Definitions ........................ 10 2.3.2 The Monitor Group Definitions ...................... 10 2.3.3 The Address Tracking Group Definitions ............ 10 2.4 Relationship to Other MIBs ........................... 10 2.4.1 Relationship to the ’system’ group ................. 10 2.4.2 Relationship to the ’interfaces’ group ............. 10 2.5 Textual Conventions .................................. 11 3. Definitions ........................................... 11 3.1 MIB Groups in the Repeater MIB ....................... 12 3.2 The Basic Group Definitions .......................... 13 3.3 The Monitor Group Definitions ........................ 23

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RFC 1516 802.3 Repeater MIB September 1993

3.4 The Address Tracking Group Definitions ............... 34 3.5 Traps for use by Repeaters ........................... 36 4. Changes from RFC 1368 ................................. 38 5. Acknowledgments ....................................... 39 6. References ............................................ 39 7. Security Considerations ............................... 40 8. Authors’ Addresses .................................... 40

1. The Network Management Framework

The Internet-standard Network Management Framework consists of three components. They are:

o STD 16, RFC 1155 which defines the SMI, the mechanisms used for describing and naming objects for the purpose of management. STD 16, RFC 1212 defines a more concise description mechanism, which is wholly consist...

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