IP Version 6 Management Information Base for the Transmission Control Protocol (RFC2452)
Original Publication Date: 1998-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
This document is one in the series of documents that define various MIB objects for IPv6. Specifically, this document is the MIB module which defines managed objects for implementations of the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) over IP Version 6 (IPv6).
Network Working Group M. Daniele
Request for Comments: 2452 Compaq Computer Corporation
Category: Standards Track December 1998
IP Version 6 Management Information Base
for the Transmission Control Protocol
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.
Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1998). All Rights Reserved.
This document is one in the series of documents that define various
MIB objects for IPv6. Specifically, this document is the MIB module
which defines managed objects for implementations of the Transmission
Control Protocol (TCP) over IP Version 6 (IPv6).
This document also recommends a specific policy with respect to the
applicability of RFC 2012 for implementations of IPv6. Namely, that
most of managed objects defined in RFC 2012 are independent of which
IP versions underlie TCP, and only the TCP connection information is
This memo defines an experimental portion of the Management
Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in
A management system contains: several (potentially many) nodes, each
with a processing entity, termed an agent, which has access to
management instrumentation; at least one management station; and, a
management protocol, used to convey management information between
the agents and management stations. Operations of the protocol are
carried out under an administrative framework which defines
authentication, authorization, access control, and privacy policies.
Management stations execute management applications which monitor and
control managed elements. Managed elements are devices such as
hosts, routers, terminal servers, etc., which are monitored and
controlled via access to their management information.
Management information is viewed as a collection of managed objects,
residing in a virtual information store, termed the Management
Information Base (MIB). Collections of related objects are defined
in MIB modules. These modules are written using a subset of OSI's
Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) , termed the Structure of
Management Information (SMI) .