Common Management Information Services and Protocol over TCP/IP (CMOT)
RFC 1095

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Network Working Group                                         U. Warrier
Request for Comments: 1095                            Unisys Corporation
                                                                L. Besaw
                                                         Hewlett-Packard
                                                              April 1989

  The Common Management Information Services and Protocol over TCP/IP
                                 (CMOT)

                        Table of Contents

1. Status of this Memo ............................................    3
2. Introduction ...................................................    4
Part I: Concepts and Models .......................................    7
3. The OSI Management Framework ...................................    7
3.1. Architectural Overview .......................................    7
3.2. Management Models ............................................    8
3.2.1. The Organizational Model ...................................    8
3.2.2. The Functional Model .......................................    8
3.2.3. The Information Model ......................................    9
3.3. ISO Application Protocols ....................................    9
3.3.1. ACSE .......................................................   10
3.3.2. ROSE .......................................................   10
3.3.3. CMISE ......................................................   10
3.3.3.1. Management Association Services ..........................   11
3.3.3.2. Management Notification Services .........................   12
3.3.3.3. Management Operation Services ............................   12
4. The CMOT Architecture ..........................................   13
4.1. Management Models ............................................   13
4.1.1. The Organizational Model ...................................   13
4.1.2. The Functional Model .......................................   14
4.1.3. The Information Model ......................................   14
4.2. Protocol Architecture ........................................   14
4.2.1 The Lightweight Presentation Layer ..........................   15
4.2.2 The Quality of Transport Service ............................   16
4.3. Proxy Management .............................................   17
4.4. Directory Service ............................................   18
5. Management Information .........................................   18
5.1. The Structure of Management Information ......................   19
5.1.1. The ISO SMI ................................................   19
5.1.1.1. Managed Objects and Attributes ...........................   19
5.1.1.2. Management Information Hierarchies .......................   20
5.1.1.2.1 The Registration Hierarchy ..............................   20
5.1.1.2.2. The Containment Hierarchy ..............................   20
5.1.1.2.3. The Inheritance Hierarchy ..............................   22
5.1.2. The Internet SMI ...........................................   22
5.2. The Management Information Base ..............................   23

Warrier & Besaw                                                 [Page 1]
RFC 1095                          CMOT                        April 1989

5.3. An Interpretation of the Internet SMI ........................   24
5.3.1. Object Class and Attributes ................................   25
5.3.1.1. Object Class .............................................   25
5.3.1.2. Attribute Identifier .....................................   26
5.3.2. Management Information Hierarchies .........................   26
5.3.2.1. The Registration Hierarchy ...............................   26
5.3.2.2. The Containment Hierarchy ................................   26
5.3.2.3. The Inheritance Hierarchy ................................   28
5.4. Scoping, Filtering, and Synchronization ......................   28
5.4.1. Scoping ....................................................   28
5.4.2. Filtering ..................................................   29
5.4.3. Synchronization ............................................   29
5.4.4. Linked Replies .............................................   29
5.5. Accessing Tables .............................................   29
5.5.1. Accessing Whole Tables .....................................   30
5.5.2. Accessing Table Entries ....................................   30
Part II: Protocol Agreements ......................................   32
6. CMOT Protocol Overview .........................................   32
6.1. The CMOT Protocol Suite ......................................   32
6.2. Conformance Requirements .....................................   33
6.3. Abstract Syntax Notation .....................................   33
7. Common Management Information Service Element ..................   34
7.1. CMIS Services ................................................   34
7.1.1. CMIS Services Overview .....................................   34
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