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Printer MIB v2
RFC 3805

Document type: RFC - Proposed Standard (June 2004; No errata)
Obsoletes RFC 1759
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2013-03-02
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IESG State: RFC 3805 (Proposed Standard)
Responsible AD: Ned Freed
Send notices to: <harryl@vnet.ibm.com>, <Ron.Bergman@hitachi-ps.us>, <imcdonal@sdsp.mc.xerox.com>

Network Working Group                                         R. Bergman
Request for Comments: 3805                    Hitachi Printing Solutions
Obsoletes: 1759                                                 H. Lewis
Category: Standards Track                                IBM Corporation
                                                             I. McDonald
                                                         High North Inc.
                                                               June 2004

                             Printer MIB v2

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 (2004).

Abstract

   This document provides definitions of models and manageable objects
   for printing environments.  The objects included in this MIB apply to
   physical, as well as logical entities within a printing device.  This
   document obsoletes RFC 1759.

Bergman, et al.             Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 3805                     Printer MIB v2                    June 2004

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       1.1.  Network Printing Environment. . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       1.2.  Printer Device Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       1.3.  Categories of Printer Information . . . . . . . . . . .   6
             1.3.1.  Descriptions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
             1.3.2.  Status. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
             1.3.3.  Alerts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       1.4.  The Internet-Standard Management Framework. . . . . . .   7
       1.5.  Requirement Levels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   2.  Printer Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.1.  Overview of the Printer Model . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       2.2.  Printer Sub-Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
             2.2.1.  General Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
                     2.2.1.1.  International Considerations. . . . .  10
             2.2.2.  Inputs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
             2.2.3.  Media . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
             2.2.4.  Outputs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
             2.2.5.  Finishers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
             2.2.6.  Markers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
             2.2.7.  Media Paths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
             2.2.8.  System Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
             2.2.9.  Interfaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
             2.2.10. Print Job Delivery Channels . . . . . . . . . .  14
             2.2.11. Interpreters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
             2.2.12. Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
             2.2.13. Alerts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
                     2.2.13.1. Status and Alerts . . . . . . . . . .  16
                     2.2.13.2. Overall Printer Status. . . . . . . .  16
                               2.2.13.2.1. Host Resources MIB
                                           Printer Status. . . . . .  18
                               2.2.13.2.2. Sub-unit Status . . . . .  20
                     2.2.13.3. Alert Tables. . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
                     2.2.13.4. Alert Table Management. . . . . . . .  21
       2.3.  Read-Write Objects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
       2.4.  Enumerations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
             2.4.1.  Registering Additional Enumerated Values. . . .  25
   3.  Groups from other MIB Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
       3.1.  System Group. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
       3.2.  System Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25
       3.3.  Interface Group objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
             3.3.1.  Interface Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
   4.  Differences from RFC 1759 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
   5.  The IANA Printer MIB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   6.  The Printer MIB . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  56
       -- Textual conventions for this MIB module. . . . . . . . . .  59
       -- The General Printer Group. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  67

Bergman, et al.             Standards Track                     [Page 2]

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