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Definitions of Managed Objects for the Delegation of Management Scripts
RFC 3165

Document type: RFC - Proposed Standard (August 2001; Errata)
Obsoletes RFC 2592
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2013-03-02
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Network Working Group                                            D. Levi
Request for Comments: 3165                               Nortel Networks
Obsoletes: 2592                                         J. Schoenwaelder
Category: Standards Track                                TU Braunschweig
                                                             August 2001

                 Definitions of Managed Objects for the
                    Delegation of Management Scripts

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.
   In particular, it describes a set of managed objects that allow the
   delegation of management scripts to distributed managers.

Levi & Schoenwaelder        Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 3165                       Script MIB                    August 2001

Table of Contents

   1 Introduction .................................................    3
   2 The SNMP Management Framework ................................    3
   3 Overview .....................................................    4
   3.1 Terms ......................................................    5
   4 Requirements and Design Issues ...............................    6
   4.1 Script Languages ...........................................    6
   4.2 Script Transfer ............................................    7
   4.3 Script Execution ...........................................    8
   5 Structure of the MIB .........................................    9
   5.1 Language Group .............................................    9
   5.2 Script Group ...............................................   10
   5.3 Code Group .................................................   11
   5.4 Launch Group ...............................................   11
   5.5 Run Group ..................................................   11
   6 Definitions ..................................................   12
   7 Usage Examples ...............................................   49
   7.1 Pushing a Script via SNMP ..................................   49
   7.2 Pulling a Script from a URL ................................   50
   7.3 Modifying an Existing Script ...............................   50
   7.4 Removing an Existing Script ................................   51
   7.5 Creating a Launch Button ...................................   51
   7.6 Launching a Script .........................................   52
   7.7 Suspending a Running Script ................................   52
   7.8 Resuming a Suspended Script ................................   53
   7.9 Terminating a Running Script ...............................   53
   7.10 Removing a Terminated Script ..............................   54
   7.11 Removing a Launch Button ..................................   54
   8 VACM Configuration Examples ..................................   54
   8.1 Sandbox for Guests .........................................   55
   8.2 Sharing Scripts ............................................   55
   8.3 Emergency Scripts ..........................................   56
   9 IANA Considerations ..........................................   57
   10 Security Considerations .....................................   57
   11 Intellectual Property .......................................   59
   12 Changes from RFC 2592 .......................................   59
   13 Acknowledgments .............................................   61
   14 References ..................................................   61
   15 Editors' Addresses ..........................................   63
   16 Full Copyright Statement ....................................   64

Levi & Schoenwaelder        Standards Track                     [Page 2]
RFC 3165                       Script MIB                    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 describes a set of managed objects that allow the
   delegation of management scripts to distributed managers.

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",

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