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DING Protocol -- A Protocol For Network Management

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dtnrg RG)
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Author Gilbert Clark
Last updated 2010-02-09
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This memo describes the Diagnostic Interplanetary Network Gateway protocol (DING). DING is a subscription-based network management protocol designed specifically for use in situations where SNMP's request / response model does not perform well, e.g. in heavily delayed and / or disrupted networks.


Gilbert Clark

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