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Remote Network Monitoring MIB Protocol Identifiers (RFC2074)

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Original Publication Date: 1997-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-16
Document File: 43 page(s) / 51K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Bierman: AUTHOR [+1]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2074: DOI

Abstract

This memo defines an experimental portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it describes the algorithms required to identify different protocol encapsulations managed with the Remote Network Monitoring MIB Version 2 [RMON2]. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group A. Bierman Request for Comments: 2074 Cisco Systems Category: Standards Track R. Iddon AXON Networks,Inc. January 1997

Remote Network Monitoring MIB Protocol Identifiers

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.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction .................................................... 3 2 The SNMP Network Management Framework ........................... 3 2.1 Object Definitions ............................................ 3 3 Overview ........................................................ 3 3.1 Terms ......................................................... 4 3.2 Relationship to the Remote Network Monitoring MIB ............. 6 3.3 Relationship to the Other MIBs ................................ 6 4 Protocol Identifier Encoding .................................... 7 4.1 ProtocolDirTable INDEX Format Examples ........................ 9 4.2 Protocol Identifier Macro Format .............................. 10 4.2.1 Mapping of the Protocol Name ................................ 12 4.2.2 Mapping of the VARIANT-OF Clause ............................ 13 4.2.3 Mapping of the PARAMETERS Clause ............................ 13 4.2.3.1 Mapping of the ’countsFragments(0)’ BIT ................... 14 4.2.3.2 Mapping of the ’tracksSessions(1)’ BIT .................... 15 4.2.4 Mapping of the ATTRIBUTES Clause ............................ 15 4.2.5 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION Clause ........................... 15 4.2.6 Mapping of the CHILDREN Clause .............................. 16 4.2.7 Mapping of the ADDRESS-FORMAT Clause ........................ 16 4.2.8 Mapping of the DECODING Clause .............................. 16 4.2.9 Mapping of the REFERENCE Clause ............................. 17 4.2.10 Evaluating a Protocol-Identifier INDEX ..................... 17 5 Protocol Identifier Macros ...................................... 18 5.1 Base Identifier Encoding ...................................... 18 5.1.1 Protocol Identifier Functions ............................... 19 5.1.1.1 Function 0: No-op ......................................... 19 5.1.1.2 Function 1: Protocol Wildcard Function .................... 19 5.2 Base Layer Protocol Identifiers ............................... 20 5.2.1 Ether2 Encapsulation ........................................ 21

Bierman & Iddon Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2074 RMON Protocol Identifiers January 1997

5.2.2 LLC Encapsulation ........................................... 22 5.2.3 SNAP over LLC (OUI=000) Encapsulation ....................... 23 5.2.4 SNAP over LLC (OUI != 000) Encapsulation .................... 24 5.2.5 IANA Assigned Protocols ..................................... 25 5.2.5.1...

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