Structure of Management Information for version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2)
RFC 1442

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Network Working Group                                  J. Case
          Request for Comments: 1442                 SNMP Research, Inc.
                                                           K. McCloghrie
                                                      Hughes LAN Systems
                                                                 M. Rose
                                            Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.
                                                           S. Waldbusser
                                              Carnegie Mellon University
                                                              April 1993

                       Structure of Management Information
                               for version 2 of the
                   Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv2)

          Status of this Memo

          This RFC specifes an IAB standards track protocol for the
          Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
          for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
          "IAB Official Protocol Standards" for the standardization
          state and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo
          is unlimited.

          Table of Contents

          1 Introduction ..........................................    2
          1.1 A Note on Terminology ...............................    3
          2 Definitions ...........................................    4
          3.1 The MODULE-IDENTITY macro ...........................    5
          3.2 Object Names and Syntaxes ...........................    7
          3.3 The OBJECT-TYPE macro ...............................   10
          3.5 The NOTIFICATION-TYPE macro .........................   12
          3 Information Modules ...................................   13
          3.1 Macro Invocation ....................................   13
          3.1.1 Textual Clauses ...................................   14
          3.2 IMPORTing Symbols ...................................   14
          4 Naming Hierarchy ......................................   16
          5 Mapping of the MODULE-IDENTITY macro ..................   17
          5.1 Mapping of the LAST-UPDATED clause ..................   17
          5.2 Mapping of the ORGANIZATION clause ..................   17
          5.3 Mapping of the CONTACT-INFO clause ..................   17
          5.4 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ...................   17
          5.5 Mapping of the REVISION clause ......................   17
          5.6 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ...................   18
          5.7 Mapping of the MODULE-IDENTITY value ................   18
          5.8 Usage Example .......................................   19

          Case, McCloghrie, Rose & Waldbusser                  [Page  i]



          RFC 1442                SMI for SNMPv2              April 1993

          6 Mapping of the OBJECT-IDENTITY macro ..................   20
          6.1 Mapping of the STATUS clause ........................   20
          6.2 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ...................   20
          6.3 Mapping of the REFERENCE clause .....................   20
          6.4 Mapping of the OBJECT-IDENTITY value ................   20
          6.5 Usage Example .......................................   21
          7 Mapping of the OBJECT-TYPE macro ......................   22
          7.1 Mapping of the SYNTAX clause ........................   22
          7.1.1 Integer32 and INTEGER .............................   22
          7.1.2 OCTET STRING ......................................   23
          7.1.3 OBJECT IDENTIFIER .................................   23
          7.1.4 BIT STRING ........................................   23
          7.1.5 IpAddress .........................................   23
          7.1.6 Counter32 .........................................   24
          7.1.7 Gauge32 ...........................................   24
          7.1.8 TimeTicks .........................................   24
          7.1.9 Opaque ............................................   25
          7.1.10 NsapAddress ......................................   25
          7.1.11 Counter64 ........................................   26
          7.1.12 UInteger32 .......................................   26
          7.2 Mapping of the UNITS clause .........................   26
          7.3 Mapping of the MAX-ACCESS clause ....................   27
          7.4 Mapping of the STATUS clause ........................   27
          7.5 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION clause ...................   27
          7.6 Mapping of the REFERENCE clause .....................   28
          7.7 Mapping of the INDEX clause .........................   28
          7.7.1 Creation and Deletion of Conceptual Rows ..........   30
          7.8 Mapping of the AUGMENTS clause ......................   31
          7.8.1 Relation between INDEX and AUGMENTS clauses .......   31
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