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Applicability of Standards Track MIBs to Management of World Wide Web Servers (RFC2039)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002593D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-16
Document File: 14 page(s) / 19K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Kalbfleisch: AUTHOR

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2039: DOI

Abstract

This document was produced at the request of the Network Management Area Director following the HTTP-MIB BOF at the 35th IETF meeting to report on the applicability of the existing standards track MIBs to management of WWW servers. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.

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Network Working Group C. Kalbfleisch Request for Comments: 2039 OnRamp Technologies, Inc. Category: Informational November 1996

Applicablity of Standards Track MIBs to Management of World Wide Web Servers

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

1. Abstract

This document was produced at the request of the Network Management Area Director following the HTTP-MIB BOF at the 35th IETF meeting to report on the applicability of the existing standards track MIBs to management of WWW servers.

Requirements for management of a World Wide Web (WWW) server are presented. The applicable existing standards track MIBs are then examined. Finally, an analysis of the additional groups of MIB attributes that are needed to meet the requirements is presented.

Table of Contents

1. Abstract.................................................1 2. Overview.................................................2 3. Requirements.............................................3 3.1 Operational Model Requirements...........................3 3.1.1. Host specific and Application Monitoring.................3 3.1.2. Dependencies among applications..........................3 3.1.3. Error generation and reporting...........................3 3.1.4. Capacity planning........................................4 3.1.5. Log Digester.............................................4 3.2. Service Model Requirements...............................4 3.2.1. Retrieval services.......................................4 3.2.2. Document information store -- managing documents.........4 3.2.3. Server configuration.....................................4 3.2.4. Server Control...........................................4 3.2.5. Quality of Service.......................................4 4. Relationship to existing IETF efforts....................5 4.1. MIB-II [2]...............................................5 4.2. Host Resources MIB [3]...................................5 4.3. Network Services Monitoring MIB [4]......................6 4.4. Application MIB [5]......................................7

Kalbfleisch Informational [Page 1]

RFC 2039 WWW Track MIBs November 1996

5. Summary of Existing Standards Track MIBs.................8 6. Definition of additional attributes......................9 7. Usage Scenarios.........................................11 8. Conclusion..............................................11 9. References..............................................13 10. Acknowledgments.........................................13 11. Further Information.....................................14 12. Security Considerations.................................14 13. Authors’ Address........................................14

2. Overview

The World Wide Web (WWW) is a network of information, accessible via a simple easy to use interface. The information is often presented in HyperText or...

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