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RFC 3144
Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions for Interface Parameters Monitoring.
D. Romascanu. August 2001.

 
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Network Working Group D. Romascanu Request for Comments: 3144 Avaya, Inc. Category: Standards Track August 2001 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions for Interface Parameters Monitoring 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 (2001). All Rights Reserved. Abstract This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. The document proposes an extension to the Remote Monitoring MIB with a method of sorting the interfaces of a monitored device according to values of parameters specific to this interface. Table of Contents 1 Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 The SNMP Management Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3 Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 4 MIB Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5 Evolution of the Document, Limitations and Future Work. . . 4 6 Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 7 References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 8 Intellectual Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 9 Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 10 Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 11 Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Romascanu Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 1. Introduction This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it defines a method of sorting the interfaces of a monitored device according to values of parameters specific to this interface. This memo also includes a MIB module. This MIB module extends the list of managed objects specified in [RFC2819] and [RFC2613]. The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMEND", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119]. 2. The SNMP Management Framework The SNMP Management Framework presently consists of five major components: o An overall architecture, described in RFC 2571 [RFC2571]. o Mechanisms for describing and naming objects and events for the purpose of management. The first version of this Structure of Management Information (SMI) is called SMIv1 and described in STD 16, RFC 1155 [RFC1155], STD 16, RFC 1212 [RFC1212] and RFC 1215 [RFC1215]. The second version, called SMIv2, is described in STD 58, RFC 2578 [RFC2578], STD 58, RFC 2579 [RFC2579] and STD 58, RFC 2580 [RFC2580]. o Message protocols for transferring management information. The first version of the SNMP message protocol is called SNMPv1 and described in STD 15, RFC 1157 [RFC1157]. A second version of the SNMP message protocol, which is not an Internet standards track protocol, is called SNMPv2c and described in RFC 1901 [RFC1901] and RFC 1906 [RFC1906]. The third version of the message protocol is called SNMPv3 and described in RFC 1906 [RFC1906], RFC 2572 [RFC2572] and RFC 2574 [RFC2574]. o Protocol operations for accessing management information. The first set of protocol operations and associated PDU formats is described in STD 15, RFC 1157 [RFC1157]. A second set of protocol operations and associated PDU formats is described in RFC 1905 [RFC1905]. o A set of fundamental applications described in RFC 2573 [RFC2573] and the view-based access control mechanism described in RFC 2575 [RFC2575]. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 2]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 A more detailed introduction to the current SNMP Management Framework can be found in RFC 2570 [RFC2570]. Managed objects are accessed via a virtual information store, termed the Management Information Base or MIB. Objects in the MIB are defined using the mechanisms defined in the SMI. This memo specifies a MIB module that is compliant to the SMIv2. A MIB conforming to the SMIv1 can be produced through the appropriate translations. The resulting translated MIB must be semantically equivalent, except where objects or events are omitted because no translation is possible (use of Counter64). Some machine readable information in SMIv2 will be converted into textual descriptions in SMIv1 during the translation process. However, this loss of machine readable information is not considered to change the semantics of the MIB. 3. Overview This document continues the architecture created in the RMON MIB [RFC2819] and extended by the SMON MIB [RFC2613] by providing a method of ordering the interfaces of a device according to the value of a specific parameter that characterizes the interfaces. The need for such a technique derives from the evolution of the network devices - bridges, routers, etc., into complex entities with a large number of interfaces and with many parameters that need to be monitored on each interface. It is common for certain classes of switching devices to contain hundred of ports, and for each port to instrument and support tens of parameters - usually expressed as counters - for each interface. As a result, it becomes impossible for applications that monitor these devices to provide a view that would allow the user to understand easily what is the status of the device, whether the behavior of a port or interface is in normal boundaries or not, and which are the most congested or problematic interfaces of the device. This document tries to answer this problem by proposing a method of providing a sorted list of interfaces according to programmable criteria. The result of applying this method will be a shorter list, that includes the most significant interfaces sorted according to the selected criteria. One possible action that can be taken by a network manager could be applying to this interface a copy port operation to a destination port that has a dedicated monitoring device (e.g., a network analyzer) connected to it. A standard MIB interface for performing this operation is described in [RFC2613]. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 3]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 4. MIB Structure This MIB contains one MIB group: - The interfaceTopNObjects The interfaceTopNObjects includes one capability object and two tables: - The interfaceControlTable - The interfaceTopNTable The interfaceControlTable is an RMON-style control table, allowing for the creation of interfaceTopN reports. The parameters specific for each report, like the duration of the report, the number of reports, start time and the characteristics of the variables that are sorted (absolute, 'deltas' or percentage of the total bandwidth) are set in this table. An optional operation that is controlled from this table is the normalization of values of the variables, which allows for sorting of variables on the interfaces, despite the basic speed of the interfaces being different on different interfaces. 5. Evolution of the Document, Limitations and Future Work The RMON MIB Working Group included in its Charter a MIB document that would offer a solution to the problem of quickly determining the most congested (highest utilized) physical ports and links in an RMON-capable device with multiple interfaces. An initial solution, proposed in the first version of this document included a limited approach. The objects whose values are used as criteria for sorting are elements in tables indexed by an InterfaceIndex type of object, as defined in [RFC2863]. This approach simplifies the search algorithm and the result table, but restricts the method to interface parameters. A more generic ' usrTopN' function was initially considered out of the scope of this work. At the Working Group meeting in Adelaide in March 2000, it was decided to try to define the more generic function of usrTopN. Under this approach, variables belonging to tables with any type of index can be sorted, but at expense of extra processing and sanity checking by the agent. At the interim meeting of the RMON Working Group in San Francisco, in May 2000, it was decided that the usrTopN solution would not be continued in this phase of the work. One of the reasons is that it is difficult to achieve a normalization factor for a generic Romascanu Standards Track [Page 4]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 approach. The group agreed it is not desirable to require the application to plug-in the scaling factor for every instance that might be included in a TopN report. 6. Definitions INTERFACETOPN-MIB DEFINITIONS ::= BEGIN IMPORTS MODULE-IDENTITY, OBJECT-TYPE, Integer32, Gauge32 FROM SNMPv2-SMI RowStatus, TimeStamp, TruthValue FROM SNMPv2-TC rmon, OwnerString FROM RMON-MIB CounterBasedGauge64 FROM HCNUM-TC MODULE-COMPLIANCE, OBJECT-GROUP FROM SNMPv2-CONF; interfaceTopNMIB MODULE-IDENTITY LAST-UPDATED "200103270000Z" ORGANIZATION "IETF RMON MIB Working Group" CONTACT-INFO " Dan Romascanu Avaya Inc. Tel: +972-3-645-8414 Email: dromasca@avaya.com" DESCRIPTION "The MIB module for sorting device interfaces for RMON and SMON monitoring in a multiple device implementation." ::= { rmon 27 } interfaceTopNObjects OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { interfaceTopNMIB 1 } interfaceTopNNotifications OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { interfaceTopNMIB 2 } interfaceTopNConformance OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { interfaceTopNMIB 3 } -- The Interface Top N group is used to prepare reports that -- describe a list of interfaces (data sources) -- ordered by the values of one -- of the objects that apply to the interfaces of the respective device. -- Those objects are defined by standard MIBs. The exact objects that -- are supported by the agent are described by interfaceTopNCaps -- The objects must be elements in tables indexed only by an -- InterfaceIndex object. -- The objects chosen by the Romascanu Standards Track [Page 5]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 -- management station may be sampled over a management -- station-specified time interval, making the report rate based. -- The management station also specifies the number of interfaces -- that are reported. -- -- The interfaceTopNControlTable is used to initiate the generation -- of a report. The management station may select the parameters -- of such a report, such as which object, how -- many interfaces, and the start & stop times of the sampling. When -- the report is prepared, entries are created in the -- interfaceTopNTable associated with the relevant -- interfaceTopNControlEntry. These entries are static for -- each report after it has been prepared. interfaceTopNCaps OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX BITS { ifInOctets(0), ifInUcastPkts(1), ifInNUcastPkts(2), ifInDiscards(3), ifInErrors(4), ifInUnknownProtos(5), ifOutOctets(6), ifOutUcastPkts(7), ifOutNUcastPkts(8), ifOutDiscards(9), ifOutErrors(10), ifInMulticastPkts(11), ifInBroadcastPkts(12), ifOutMulticastPkts(13), ifOutBroadcastPkts(14), ifHCInOctets(15), ifHCInUcastPkts(16), ifHCInMulticastPkts(17), ifHCInBroadcastPkts(18), ifHCOutOctets(19), ifHCOutUcastPkts(20), ifHCOutMulticastPkts(21), ifHCOutBroadcastPkts(22), dot3StatsAlignmentErrors(23), dot3StatsFCSErrors(24), dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames(25), dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames(26), dot3StatsSQETestErrors(27), dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions(28), dot3StatsLateCollisions(29), dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions(30), dot3StatsInternalMacTxErrors(31), Romascanu Standards Track [Page 6]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors(32), dot3StatsFrameTooLongs(33), dot3StatsInternalMacRxErrors(34), dot3StatsSymbolErrors(35), dot3InPauseFrames(36), dot3OutPauseFrames(37), dot5StatsLineErrors(38), dot5StatsBurstErrors(39), dot5StatsACErrors(40), dot5StatsAbortTransErrors(41), dot5StatsInternalErrors(42), dot5StatsLostFrameErrors(43), dot5StatsReceiveCongestions(44), dot5StatsFrameCopiedErrors(45), dot5StatsTokenErrors(46), dot5StatsSoftErrors(47), dot5StatsHardErrors(48), dot5StatsSignalLoss(49), dot5StatsTransmitBeacons(50), dot5StatsRecoverys(51), dot5StatsLobeWires(52), dot5StatsRemoves(53), dot5StatsSingles(54), dot5StatsFreqErrors(55), etherStatsDropEvents(56), etherStatsOctets(57), etherStatsPkts(58), etherStatsBroadcastPkts(59), etherStatsMulticastPkts(60), etherStatsCRCAlignErrors(61), etherStatsUndersizePkts(62), etherStatsOversizePkts(63), etherStatsFragments(64), etherStatsJabbers(65), etherStatsCollisions(66), etherStatsPkts64Octets(67), etherStatsPkts65to127Octets(68), etherStatsPkts128to255Octets(69), etherStatsPkts256to511Octets(70), etherStatsPkts512to1023Octets(71), etherStatsPkts1024to1518Octets(72), dot1dTpPortInFrames(73), dot1dTpPortOutFrames(74), dot1dTpPortInDiscards(75) } MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION Romascanu Standards Track [Page 7]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 "The type(s) of sorting capabilities supported by the agent. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInOctets, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInOctets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInUcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInUcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInNUcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInNUcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInDiscards, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInDiscards' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInErrors, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInUnknownProtocols, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInUnknownProtocols' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutOctets, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutOctets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutUcastPackets, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutUcastPackets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutNUcastPackets, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutNUcastPackets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutDiscards, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutDiscards' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutErrors, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInMulticastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], Romascanu Standards Track [Page 8]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 then the 'ifInMulticastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifInBroadcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifInBroadcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutMulticastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutMulticastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifOutBroadcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifOutBroadcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCInOctets, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCInOctets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCInMulticastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCInMulticastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCInBroadcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCInBroadcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCOutOctets, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCOutOctets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCOutUcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCOutUcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCOutMulticastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCOutMulticastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of ifHCOutBroadcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2863], then the 'ifHCOutBroadcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsAlignmentErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsFCSErrors, as defined in [RFC2665], Romascanu Standards Track [Page 9]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 then the 'dot3StatsFCSErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames, as defined in [RFC2665],then the 'dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsSQETestErrors, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsSQETestErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsLateCollisions, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsLateCollisions' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsInternalMacTxErrors, as defined in [RFC2665],then the 'dot3StatsInternalMacTxErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsFrameTooLongs, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsFrameTooLongs' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsInternalMacRxErrors, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsInternalMacRxErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3StatsSymbolErrors, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3StatsSymbolErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3InPauseFrames, as defined in [RFC2665], Romascanu Standards Track [Page 10]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 then the 'dot3InPauseFrames' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot3OutPauseFrames, as defined in [RFC2665], then the 'dot3OutPauseFrames' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsLineErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsLineErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsBurstErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsBurstErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsACErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsACErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsAbortTransErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsAbortTransErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsInternalErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsInternalErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsLostFrameErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsLostFrameErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsReceiveCongestionErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsReceiveCongestionErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsFrameCopiedErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsFrameCopiedErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsTokenErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsTokenErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsSoftErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsSoftErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the Romascanu Standards Track [Page 11]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 values of dot5StatsHardErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsHardErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsSignalLoss, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsSignalLoss' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsTransmitBeacons, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsTransmitBeacons' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsRecoverys, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsRecoverys' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsLobeWires, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsLobeWires' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsRemoves, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsRemoves' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsSingles, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsSingles' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot5StatsFreqErrors, as defined in [RFC1748], then the 'dot5StatsFreqErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsDropEvents, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsDropEvents' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsOctets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsOctets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsPkts, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsBroadcastPkts, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsBroadcastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the Romascanu Standards Track [Page 12]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 values of etherStatsMulticastPkts, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsMulticastPkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsCRCAlignErrors, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsCRCAlignErrors' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsUndersizePkts, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsUndersizePkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsOversizePkts, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsOversizePkts' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsFragments, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsFragments' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsJabbers, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsJabbers' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsCollisions, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsCollisions' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsPkts64Octets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts64Octets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsPkts65to127Octets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts65to127Octets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsPkts128to255Octets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts128to255Octets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsPkts256to511Octets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts256to511Octets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of etherStatsPkts512to1023Octets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts512to1023Octets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the Romascanu Standards Track [Page 13]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 values of etherStatsPkts1024to1518Octets, as defined in [RFC2819], then the 'etherStatsPkts1024to1518Octets' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot1dTpPortInFrames, as defined in [RFC1493], then the 'dot1dTpPortInFrames' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot1dTpPortOutFrames, as defined in [RFC1493], then the 'dot1dTpPortOutFrames' bit will be set. If the agent can perform sorting of interfaces according to the values of dot1dTpPortInDiscards, as defined in [RFC1493], then the 'dot1dTpPortInDiscards' bit will be set." ::= { interfaceTopNObjects 1 } interfaceTopNControlTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF InterfaceTopNControlEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A table of control records for reports on the top `N' interfaces for the value or rate of a selected object. The number of entries depends on the configuration of the agent. The maximum number of entries is implementation dependent." ::= { interfaceTopNObjects 2 } interfaceTopNControlEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InterfaceTopNControlEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A set of parameters that control the creation of a report of the top N ports according to several metrics." INDEX { interfaceTopNControlIndex } ::= { interfaceTopNControlTable 1 } InterfaceTopNControlEntry ::= SEQUENCE { interfaceTopNControlIndex Integer32, interfaceTopNObjectVariable INTEGER, Romascanu Standards Track [Page 14]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 interfaceTopNObjectSampleType INTEGER, interfaceTopNNormalizationReq TruthValue, interfaceTopNNormalizationFactor Integer32, interfaceTopNTimeRemaining Integer32, interfaceTopNDuration Integer32, interfaceTopNRequestedSize Integer32, interfaceTopNGrantedSize Integer32, interfaceTopNStartTime TimeStamp, interfaceTopNOwner OwnerString, interfaceTopNLastCompletionTime TimeStamp, interfaceTopNRowStatus RowStatus } interfaceTopNControlIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (1 .. 65535) MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An index that uniquely identifies an entry in the interfaceTopNControl table. Each such entry defines one top N report prepared for a probe." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 1 } interfaceTopNObjectVariable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { ifInOctets(0), ifInUcastPkts(1), ifInNUcastPkts(2), ifInDiscards(3), ifInErrors(4), ifInUnknownProtos(5), ifOutOctets(6), ifOutUcastPkts(7), ifOutNUcastPkts(8), ifOutDiscards(9), ifOutErrors(10), Romascanu Standards Track [Page 15]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 ifInMulticastPkts(11), ifInBroadcastPkts(12), ifOutMulticastPkts(13), ifOutBroadcastPkts(14), ifHCInOctets(15), ifHCInUcastPkts(16), ifHCInMulticastPkts(17), ifHCInBroadcastPkts(18), ifHCOutOctets(19), ifHCOutUcastPkts(20), ifHCOutMulticastPkts(21), ifHCOutBroadcastPkts(22), dot3StatsAlignmentErrors(23), dot3StatsFCSErrors(24), dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames(25), dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames(26), dot3StatsSQETestErrors(27), dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions(28), dot3StatsLateCollisions(29), dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions(30), dot3StatsInternalMacTxErrors(31), dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors(32), dot3StatsFrameTooLongs(33), dot3StatsInternalMacRxErrors(34), dot3StatsSymbolErrors(35), dot3InPauseFrames(36), dot3OutPauseFrames(37), dot5StatsLineErrors(38), dot5StatsBurstErrors(39), dot5StatsACErrors(40), dot5StatsAbortTransErrors(41), dot5StatsInternalErrors(42), dot5StatsLostFrameErrors(43), dot5StatsReceiveCongestions(44), dot5StatsFrameCopiedErrors(45), dot5StatsTokenErrors(46), dot5StatsSoftErrors(47), dot5StatsHardErrors(48), dot5StatsSignalLoss(49), dot5StatsTransmitBeacons(50), dot5StatsRecoverys(51), dot5StatsLobeWires(52), dot5StatsRemoves(53), dot5StatsSingles(54), dot5StatsFreqErrors(55), etherStatsDropEvents(56), etherStatsOctets(57), etherStatsPkts(58), Romascanu Standards Track [Page 16]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 etherStatsBroadcastPkts(59), etherStatsMulticastPkts(60), etherStatsCRCAlignErrors(61), etherStatsUndersizePkts(62), etherStatsOversizePkts(63), etherStatsFragments(64), etherStatsJabbers(65), etherStatsCollisions(66), etherStatsPkts64Octets(67), etherStatsPkts65to127Octets(68), etherStatsPkts128to255Octets(69), etherStatsPkts256to511Octets(70), etherStatsPkts512to1023Octets(71), etherStatsPkts1024to1518Octets(72), dot1dTpPortInFrames(73), dot1dTpPortOutFrames(74), dot1dTpPortInDiscards(75) } MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The particular variable to be sampled. Values between 0 and 22, point to MIB objects defined in IF-MIB [RFC2863]. Values between 23 and 37, point to MIB objects defined in EtherLike-MIB [RFC2665]. Values between 38 and 55, point to MIB objects defined in TOKENRING-MIB [RFC1748]. Values between 56 and 72, point to MIB objects defined in RMON-MIB [RFC2819]. Values between 73 and 75, point to MIB objects defined in BRIDGE-MIB [RFC1493]. Because SNMP access control is articulated entirely in terms of the contents of MIB views, no access control mechanism exists that can restrict the value of this object to identify only those objects that exist in a particular MIB view. Because there is thus no acceptable means of restricting the read access that could be obtained through the TopN mechanism, the probe must only grant write access to this object in those views that have read access to all objects on the probe. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 17]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 During a set operation, if the supplied variable name is not available in the selected MIB view, or does not conform the other conditions mentioned above, a badValue error must be returned. This object may not be modified if the associated interfaceTopNControlStatus object is equal to active(1)." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 2 } interfaceTopNObjectSampleType OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { absoluteValue(1), deltaValue(2), bandwidthPercentage(3) } MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The method of sampling the selected variable for storage in the interfaceTopNTable. If the value of this object is absoluteValue(1), the value of the selected variable will be copied directly into the topNValue. If the value of this object is deltaValue(2), the value of the selected variable at the last sample will be subtracted from the current value, and the difference will be stored in topNValue. If the value of this object is bandwidthPercentage(3), the agent records the total number of octets sent over an interval divided by the total number of octets that represent '100% bandwidth' for that interface. This ratio is multiplied by 1000 to retain a 3 digit integer (0..1000) in units of 'tenth of one percent'. This type of computation is accurate for the octet counters. The usage of this option with respect to packets or error counters is not recommended. This object may not be modified if the associated interfaceTopNControlStatus object is equal to active(1)." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 3 } interfaceTopNNormalizationReq OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object indicates whether normalization is required in the Romascanu Standards Track [Page 18]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 computation of the selected value. If the value of this object is 'true', the value of the selected variable will be multiplied by a factor equal to the interfaceTopNNormalizationFactor divided by the value of effective speed of the interface If the value of this object is 'false', the value of the selected variable will be taken 'as is' in the TopN computation. If the value of the object interfaceTopNSampleType is bandwidthPercentage(3), the object interfaceTopNNormalizationReq cannot take the value 'true'. The value of this object MUST be false if the effective speed of the interface sub-layer as determined from ifSpeed is zero. This conforms to the ifSpeed definition in [RFC2863]for a sub-layer that has no concept of bandwidth. This object may not be modified if the associated interfaceTopNControlStatus object is equal to active(1)." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 4 } interfaceTopNNormalizationFactor OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (1..2147483647) MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value used for normalization if interfaceTopNNormalizationReq has the value 'true'. Example: The following set of values is applied to a device with multiple Ethernet interfaces running at 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, and 1 Gbps. interfaceTopNObjectVariable = 'ifInOctets' interfaceTopNObjectSampleType = 'deltaValue' interfaceTopNNormalizationReq = 'true' interfaceTopNNormalizationFactor = 1000000000 Applying this set of values will result in the sampled delta values to be multiplied by 100 for the 10 Mbps interfaces, and by 10 for the 100 Mbps interfaces, while the sample values for the 1 Gbps interface are left unchanged. The effective speed of the interface is taken from the value of ifSpeed for each interface, if ifSpeed is less than 4,294,967,295, or from ifHighSpeed multiplied by 1,000,000 otherwise. At row creation the agent SHOULD set the value of this object to Romascanu Standards Track [Page 19]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 the effective speed of the interface." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 5 } interfaceTopNTimeRemaining OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (0..2147483647) MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of seconds left in the report currently being collected. When this object is modified by the management station, a new collection is started, possibly aborting a currently running report. The new value is used as the requested duration of this report, which is loaded into the associated interfaceTopNDuration object. When this object is set to a non-zero value, any associated interfaceTopNEntries shall be made inaccessible by the agent. While the value of this object is non-zero, it decrements by one per second until it reaches zero. During this time, all associated interfaceTopNEntries shall remain inaccessible. At the time that this object decrements to zero, the report is made accessible in the interfaceTopNTable. Thus, the interfaceTopN table needs to be created only at the end of the collection interval. If the value of this object is set to zero while the associated report is running, the running report is aborted and no associated interfaceTopNEntries are created." DEFVAL { 0 } ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 6 } interfaceTopNDuration OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (0..2147483647) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of seconds that this report has collected during the last sampling interval, or if this report is currently being collected, the number of seconds that this report is being collected during this sampling interval. When the associated interfaceTopNTimeRemaining Romascanu Standards Track [Page 20]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 object is set, this object shall be set by the agent to the same value and shall not be modified until the next time the interfaceTopNTimeRemaining is set. This value shall be zero if no reports have been requested for this interfaceTopNControlEntry." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 7 } interfaceTopNRequestedSize OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The maximum number of interfaces requested for the Top N Table. When this object is created or modified, the agent should set interfaceTopNGrantedSize as close to this object as is possible for the particular implementation and available resources." DEFVAL { 10 } ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 8 } interfaceTopNGrantedSize OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (0.. 2147483647) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The maximum number of interfaces in the top N table. When the associated interfaceTopNRequestedSize object is created or modified, the agent should set this object as closely to the requested value as is possible for the particular implementation and available resources. The agent must not lower this value except as a result of a set to the associated interfaceTopNRequestedSize object." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 9 } interfaceTopNStartTime OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TimeStamp MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value of sysUpTime when this top N report was last started. In other words, this is the time that the associated interfaceTopNTimeRemaining object was Romascanu Standards Track [Page 21]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 modified to start the requested report. If the report has not yet been started, the value of this object is zero." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 10 } interfaceTopNOwner OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX OwnerString MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The entity that configured this entry and is using the resources assigned to it." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 11 } interfaceTopNLastCompletionTime OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TimeStamp MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value of sysUpTime when this top N report was last completed. If no report was yet completed, the value of this object is zero." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 12 } interfaceTopNRowStatus OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX RowStatus MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The status of this row. If the value of this object is not equal to active(1), all associated entries in the interfaceTopNTable shall be deleted by the agent." ::= { interfaceTopNControlEntry 13 } -- Interface Top "N" reports interfaceTopNTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF InterfaceTopNEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A table of reports for the top `N' ports based on Romascanu Standards Track [Page 22]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 setting of associated control table entries. The maximum number of entries depends on the number of entries in table interfaceTopNControlTable and the value of object interfaceTopNGrantedSize for each entry. For each entry in the interfaceTopNControlTable, interfaces with the highest value of interfaceTopNValue shall be placed in this table in decreasing order of that rate until there is no more room or until there are no more ports." ::= { interfaceTopNObjects 3 } interfaceTopNEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InterfaceTopNEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A set of statistics for an interface that is part of a top N report." INDEX { interfaceTopNControlIndex, interfaceTopNIndex } ::= { interfaceTopNTable 1 } InterfaceTopNEntry ::= SEQUENCE { interfaceTopNIndex Integer32, interfaceTopNDataSourceIndex Integer32, interfaceTopNValue Gauge32, interfaceTopNValue64 CounterBasedGauge64 } interfaceTopNIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (1..65535) MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An index that uniquely identifies an entry in the interfaceTopN table among those in the same report. This index is between 1 and N, where N is the number of entries in this report. Increasing values of interfaceTopNIndex shall be assigned to entries with decreasing values of interfaceTopNValue or interfaceTopNValue64, whichever applies, until index N is assigned to the entry with the Romascanu Standards Track [Page 23]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 lowest value of interfaceTopNValue / interfaceTopNValue64 or there are no more interfaceTopNEntries. No ports are included in a report where their value of interfaceTopNValue would be zero." ::= { interfaceTopNEntry 1 } interfaceTopNDataSourceIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (1..2147483647) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object identifies the index corresponding to the dataSource for this entry. For sorted values of variables belonging to the IF-MIB, EtherLike-MIB or TOKENRING-MIB, this value equals the ifIndex of the interface. For sorted values of variables belonging to the RMON-MIB, this value equals the interface corresponding to the data source, pointed to by the value of etherStatsDataSource. For sorted values of variables belonging to the BRIDGE-MIB, this value equals the interface corresponding to the bridge port, pointed to by the value of dot1dBasePortIfIndex." ::= { interfaceTopNEntry 2 } interfaceTopNValue OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Gauge32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value at the end of the sampling interval, or the amount of change in the selected variable during this sampling interval for the identified interface. The selected variable is that interfaces's instance of the object selected by interfaceTopNObjectVariable. This value may be normalized if interfaceTopNNormalization required equals 'true'. This value of this object will be computed for all cases when interfaceTopNObjectVariable points to a 32-bit counter or Gauge or when interfaceTopNObjectSampleType equals bandwidthPercentage(3), and will be zero for all other cases." Romascanu Standards Track [Page 24]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 ::= { interfaceTopNEntry 3 } interfaceTopNValue64 OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX CounterBasedGauge64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value at the end of the sampling interval, or the amount of change in the selected variable during this sampling interval for the identified interface. The selected variable is that interfaces's instance of the object selected by interfaceTopNObjectVariable. This value may be normalized if interfaceTopNNormalization required equals 'true'. This value of this object will be computed for all cases when interfaceTopNObjectVariable points to a 64-bit counter, and will be zero for all other cases." ::= { interfaceTopNEntry 4 } -- -- Notifications Section -- (none defined) -- -- -- Conformance Section -- interfaceTopNCompliances OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {interfaceTopNConformance 1 } interfaceTopNGroups OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {interfaceTopNConformance 2 } interfaceTopNCompliance MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Describes the requirements for conformance to the InterfaceTopN MIB." MODULE -- this module MANDATORY-GROUPS { interfaceTopNGroup } ::= { interfaceTopNCompliances 1 } interfaceTopNGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { interfaceTopNCaps, interfaceTopNObjectVariable, interfaceTopNObjectSampleType, Romascanu Standards Track [Page 25]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 interfaceTopNNormalizationReq, interfaceTopNNormalizationFactor, interfaceTopNTimeRemaining, interfaceTopNDuration, interfaceTopNRequestedSize, interfaceTopNGrantedSize, interfaceTopNStartTime, interfaceTopNOwner, interfaceTopNLastCompletionTime, interfaceTopNRowStatus, interfaceTopNDataSourceIndex, interfaceTopNValue, interfaceTopNValue64 } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing interfaceTopN data for a multiple interfaces device." ::= { interfaceTopNGroups 1 } END 7. References [RFC2571] Harrington, D., Presuhn, R., and B. Wijnen, "An Architecture for Describing SNMP Management Frameworks", RFC 2571, April 1999. [RFC1155] Rose, M., and K. McCloghrie, "Structure and Identification of Management Information for TCP/IP-based Internets", STD 16, RFC 1155, May 1990. [RFC1212] Rose, M., and K. McCloghrie, "Concise MIB Definitions", STD 16, RFC 1212, March 1991. [RFC1215] M. Rose, "A Convention for Defining Traps for use with the SNMP", RFC 1215, March 1991. [RFC2578] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., Schoenwaelder, J., Case, J., Rose, M., and S. Waldbusser, "Structure of Management Information Version 2 (SMIv2)", STD 58, RFC 2578, April 1999. [RFC2579] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., Schoenwaelder, J., Case, J., Rose, M., and S. Waldbusser, "Textual Conventions for SMIv2", STD 58, RFC 2579, April 1999. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 26]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 [RFC2580] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., Schoenwaelder, J., Case, J., Rose, M., and S. Waldbusser, "Conformance Statements for SMIv2", STD 58, RFC 2580, April 1999. [RFC1157] Case, J., Fedor, M., Schoffstall, M., and J. Davin, "Simple Network Management Protocol", STD 15, RFC 1157, May 1990. [RFC1901] Case, J., McCloghrie, K., Rose, M., and S. Waldbusser, "Introduction to Community-based SNMPv2", RFC 1901, January 1996. [RFC1906] Case, J., McCloghrie, K., Rose, M., and S. Waldbusser, "Transport Mappings for Version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2)", RFC 1906, January 1996. [RFC2572] Case, J., Harrington D., Presuhn R., and B. Wijnen, "Message Processing and Dispatching for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)", RFC 2572, April 1999. [RFC2574] Blumenthal, U., and B. Wijnen, "User-based Security Model (USM) for version 3 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3)", RFC 2574, April 1999. [RFC1905] Case, J., McCloghrie, K., Rose, M., and S. Waldbusser, "Protocol Operations for Version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2)", RFC 1905, January 1996. [RFC2573] Levi, D., Meyer, P., and B. Stewart, "SNMPv3 Applications", RFC 2573, April 1999. [RFC2575] Wijnen, B., Presuhn, R., and K. McCloghrie, "View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)", RFC 2575, April 1999. [RFC2570] Case, J., Mundy, R., Partain, D., and B. Stewart, "Introduction to Version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework", RFC 2570, April 1999. [RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119, March 1997. [RFC2819] Waldbusser, S., "Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base", STD 59, RFC 2819, May 2000. [RFC2613] Waterman, R., Lahaye, B., Romascanu, D., and S. Waldbusser, "Remote Network Monitoring MIB Extensions for Switched Networks, Version 1.0", RFC 2613, June 1999. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 27]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 [RFC1213] McCloghrie, K., and M. Rose, Editors, "Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based internets: MIB-II", STD 17, RFC 1213, March 1991. [RFC2863] McCloghrie, K., and Kastenholtz, F., "The Interfaces Group MIB", RFC 2863, June 2000. [RFC2982] Kavasseri, R., Stewart B., "Distributed Management Expression MIB", RFC 2982, October 2000 [RFC2856] Bierman, A., McCloghrie, K., and Presuhn R., "Textual Conventions for Additional High Capacity Data Types", RFC 2856, June 2000. [RFC2665] Flick, J., and Johnson, J., "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types", RFC 2665, August 1999. [RFC1748] McCloghrie, K., and Decker E., "IEEE802.5 MIB Using SMIv2", RFC 1748, December 1994. [RFC1493] E. Decker, P. Langille, A. Rijsinghani, and McCloghrie, K., "Definition of Managed Objects for Bridges", RFC 1493, July 1993. 8. Intellectual Property The IETF takes no position regarding the validity or scope of any intellectual property or other rights that might be claimed to pertain to the implementation or use of the technology described in this document or the extent to which any license under such rights might or might not be available; neither does it represent that it has made any effort to identify any such rights. Information on the IETF's procedures with respect to rights in standards-track and standards-related documentation can be found in BCP-11. Copies of claims of rights made available for publication and any assurances of licenses to be made available, or the result of an attempt made to obtain a general license or permission for the use of such proprietary rights by implementors or users of this specification can be obtained from the IETF Secretariat. The IETF invites any interested party to bring to its attention any copyrights, patents or patent applications, or other proprietary rights which may cover technology that may be required to practice this standard. Please address the information to the IETF Executive Director. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 28]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 9. Security Considerations There are a number of management objects defined in this MIB that have a MAX-ACCESS clause of read-write and/or read-create. Such objects may be considered sensitive or vulnerable in some network environments. The support for SET operations in a non-secure environment without proper protection can have a negative effect on network operations. There are a number of managed objects in this MIB that may contain sensitive information. These are: interfaceTopNDataSourceIndex interfaceTopNValue It is thus important to control even GET access to these objects and possibly to even encrypt the values of these object when sending them over the network via SNMP. Not all versions of SNMP provide features for such a secure environment. SNMPv1 by itself is not a secure environment. Even if the network itself is secure (for example by using IPSec), even then, there is no control as to who on the secure network is allowed to access and GET/SET (read/change/create/delete) the objects in this MIB. It is RECOMMENDED that the implementers consider the security features as provided by the SNMPv3 framework. Specifically, the use of the User-based Security Model [RFC2274] and the View-based Access Control Model [RFC2275] is RECOMMENDED. It is then a customer/user responsibility to ensure that the SNMP entity giving access to an instance of this MIB, is properly configured to give access to the objects only to those principals (users) that have legitimate rights to indeed GET or SET (change/create/delete) them. 10. Author's Address Dan Romascanu Avaya Inc. Atidim Technology Park, Bldg. #3 Tel Aviv, 61131 Israel Phone: +972-3-645-8414 EMail: dromasca@avaya.com Romascanu Standards Track [Page 29]
RFC 3144 Remote Monitoring MIB Extensions August 2001 11. Full Copyright Statement Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2001). All Rights Reserved. This document and translations of it may be copied and furnished to others, and derivative works that comment on or otherwise explain it or assist in its implementation may be prepared, copied, published and distributed, in whole or in part, without restriction of any kind, provided that the above copyright notice and this paragraph are included on all such copies and derivative works. However, this document itself may not be modified in any way, such as by removing the copyright notice or references to the Internet Society or other Internet organizations, except as needed for the purpose of developing Internet standards in which case the procedures for copyrights defined in the Internet Standards process must be followed, or as required to translate it into languages other than English. The limited permissions granted above are perpetual and will not be revoked by the Internet Society or its successors or assigns. This document and the information contained herein is provided on an "AS IS" basis and THE INTERNET SOCIETY AND THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF THE INFORMATION HEREIN WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Acknowledgement Funding for the RFC Editor function is currently provided by the Internet Society. Romascanu Standards Track [Page 30]

   

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