Entity MIB (Version 4)
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Network Working Group                                         A. Bierman
INTERNET-DRAFT                                                 Yumaworks
Category: Standards Track                                   D. Romascanu
Expires: June 13, 2013                                             AVAYA
                                                              J. Quittek
                                                         NEC Europe Ltd.
                                                      Mouli Chandramouli
                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                       December 13, 2012

                         Entity MIB (Version 4)
                     draft-ietf-eman-rfc4133bis-04

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 managed objects used for managing multiple
logical and physical entities managed by a single SNMP agent. This
document specifies version of the Entity MIB, which obsoletes version 3
[RFC4133].

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"SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "NOT RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and
"OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in RFC
2119 [RFC2119].

 

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Table of Contents

   2.  Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     2.1.  Terms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.2.  Relationship to Community Strings  . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     2.3.  Relationship to SNMP Contexts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     2.4.  Relationship to Proxy Mechanisms . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     2.5.  Relationship to a Chassis MIB  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     2.6.  Relationship to the Interfaces MIB . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     2.7.  Relationship to the Other MIBs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     2.8.  Relationship to Naming Scopes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     2.9.  Multiple Instances of the Entity MIB . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     2.10.  Re-Configuration of Entities  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     2.11.  Textual Convention Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     2.12.  MIB Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       2.12.1.  entityPhysical Group  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
       2.12.2.  entityLogical Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       2.12.3.  entityMapping Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       2.12.4.  entityGeneral Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       2.12.5.  entityNotifications Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     2.13.  Multiple Agents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     2.14.  Changes Since RFC 2037  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       2.14.1.  Textual Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       2.14.2.  New entPhysicalTable Objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
       2.14.3.  New entLogicalTable Objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
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