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Precision Time Protocol Version 2 (PTPv2) Management Information Base (RFC8173) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000250299D
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jun-24

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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V. Shankarkumar: AUTHOR [+4]


This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) module for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it describes managed objects used for managing PTP devices including ordinary clocks, transparent clocks, and boundary clocks.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                   V. Shankarkumar Request for Comments: 8173                                    L. Montini Category: Standards Track                                  Cisco Systems ISSN: 2070-1721                                                 T. Frost                                                    Calnex Solutions Ltd.                                                                  G. Dowd                                                                Microsemi                                                                June 2017

                Precision Time Protocol Version 2 (PTPv2)                       Management Information Base


   This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)    for use with network management protocols in internets based on TCP    or IP.  In particular, it defines objects for managing networks using    the Precision Time Protocol (PTP), specified in IEEE Std. 1588-2008.

   This memo specifies a MIB module in a manner that is both compliant    to the Structure of Management Information version 2 (SMIv2) and    semantically identical to the peer SMIv1 definitions.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

 Shankarkumar, et al.         Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 8173                        PTPv2 MIB                      June 2017

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