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Introduction to Version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework (RFC2570)

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Original Publication Date: 1999-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 23 page(s) / 30K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Case: AUTHOR [+3]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2570: DOI

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the third version of the Internet-standard Management Framework, termed the SNMP version 3 Framework (SNMPv3). This memo provides information for the Internet community.

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Network Working Group J. Case Request for Comments: 2570 SNMP Research, Inc. Category: Informational R. Mundy TIS Labs at Network Associates, Inc. D. Partain Ericsson B. Stewart Cisco Systems April 1999

Introduction to Version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework

Status of this Memo

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

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1999). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the third version of the Internet-standard Management Framework, termed the SNMP version 3 Framework (SNMPv3). This Framework is derived from and builds upon both the original Internet-standard Management Framework (SNMPv1) and the second Internet-standard Management Framework (SNMPv2).

The architecture is designed to be modular to allow the evolution of the Framework over time.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction .....................................................2 2 The Internet Standard Management Framework .......................3 2.1 Basic Structure and Components .................................3 2.2 Architecture of the Internet Standard Management Framework .....3 3 The SNMPv1 Management Framework ..................................4 3.1 The SNMPv1 Data Definition Language ............................5 3.2 Management Information .........................................6 3.3 Protocol Operations ............................................6 3.4 SNMPv1 Security and Administration .............................6

Case, et al. Informational [Page 1]

RFC 2570 Introduction to SNMPv3 April 1999

4 The SNMPv2 Management Framework ..................................7 5 The SNMPv3 Working Group .........................................8 6 SNMPv3 Framework Module Specifications ..........................10 6.1 Data Definition Language ......................................10 6.2 MIB Modules ...................................................11 6.3 Protocol Operations and Transport Mappings ....................12 6.4 SNMPv3 Security and Administration ............................12 7 Document Summaries ..............................................13 7.1 Structure of Management Information ...........................13 7.1.1 Base SMI Specification ......................................13 7.1.2 Textual Conventions .........................................14 7.1.3 Conformance Statements ......................................15 7.2 Protocol Operations ...........................................15 7.3 Transport Mappings ............................................15 7.4 Protocol Instrumentation ......................................16 7.5 Architecture / Security and Administration ....................16 7.6 Message Processing and Dispatch (MPD) .........................16 7.7 SNMP Applications .............................................17 7.8 User-based Security...

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