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SNMP Applications (RFC2573)

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Original Publication Date: 1999-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-11
Document File: 72 page(s) / 83K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Levi: AUTHOR [+2]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2573: DOI

Abstract

This memo describes five types of SNMP applications which make use of an SNMP engine. This memo also defines MIB modules for specifying targets of management operations, for notification filtering, and for proxy fowarding. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group D. Levi Request for Comments: 2573 SNMP Research, Inc. Obsoletes: 2273 P. Meyer Category: Standards Track Secure Computing Corporation B. Stewart Cisco Systems April 1999

SNMP Applications

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 Notice

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

Abstract

This memo describes five types of SNMP applications which make use of an SNMP engine as described in [RFC2571]. The types of application described are Command Generators, Command Responders, Notification Originators, Notification Receivers, and Proxy Forwarders.

This memo also defines MIB modules for specifying targets of management operations, for notification filtering, and for proxy forwarding.

Table Of Contents

1 Overview ..................................................... 2 1.1 Command Generator Applications ............................. 3 1.2 Command Responder Applications ............................. 3 1.3 Notification Originator Applications ....................... 3 1.4 Notification Receiver Applications ......................... 3 1.5 Proxy Forwarder Applications ............................... 4 2 Management Targets ........................................... 5 3 Elements Of Procedure ........................................ 6 3.1 Command Generator Applications ............................. 6 3.2 Command Responder Applications ............................. 9 3.3 Notification Originator Applications ....................... 14 3.4 Notification Receiver Applications ......................... 17

Levi, et al. Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2573 SNMP Applications April 1999

3.5 Proxy Forwarder Applications ............................... 19 3.5.1 Request Forwarding ....................................... 20 3.5.1.1 Processing an Incoming Request ......................... 20 3.5.1.2 Processing an Incoming Response ........................ 23 3.5.1.3 Processing an Incoming Internal-Class PDU .............. 24 3.5.2 Notification Forwarding .................................. 25 4 The Structure of the MIB Modules ............................. 28 4.1 The Management Target MIB Module ........................... 28 4.1.1 Tag Lists ................................................ 29 4.1.2 Definitions .............................................. 30 4.2 The Notification MIB Module ................................ 43 4.2.1 Definitions .............................................. 43 4.3 The Proxy MIB Module ....................................... 55 4.3.1 Definitions .............................................. 55 5 Identification of Management Targets in Notification Originators ......................

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