Remote Network Monitoring MIB Protocol Identifiers
RFC 2074

Document Type RFC - Proposed Standard (January 1997; No errata)
Obsoleted by RFC 2895
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Network Working Group                                       A. Bierman
Request for Comments: 2074                               Cisco Systems
Category: Standards Track                                     R. Iddon
                                                    AXON Networks,Inc.
                                                          January 1997

           Remote Network Monitoring MIB Protocol Identifiers

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.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction ....................................................    3
2 The SNMP Network Management Framework ...........................    3
2.1 Object Definitions ............................................    3
3 Overview ........................................................    3
3.1 Terms .........................................................    4
3.2 Relationship to the Remote Network Monitoring MIB .............    6
3.3 Relationship to the Other MIBs ................................    6
4 Protocol Identifier Encoding ....................................    7
4.1 ProtocolDirTable INDEX Format Examples ........................    9
4.2 Protocol Identifier Macro Format ..............................   10
4.2.1 Mapping of the Protocol Name ................................   12
4.2.2 Mapping of the VARIANT-OF Clause ............................   13
4.2.3 Mapping of the PARAMETERS Clause ............................   13
4.2.3.1 Mapping of the 'countsFragments(0)' BIT ...................   14
4.2.3.2 Mapping of the 'tracksSessions(1)' BIT ....................   15
4.2.4 Mapping of the ATTRIBUTES Clause ............................   15
4.2.5 Mapping of the DESCRIPTION Clause ...........................   15
4.2.6 Mapping of the CHILDREN Clause ..............................   16
4.2.7 Mapping of the ADDRESS-FORMAT Clause ........................   16
4.2.8 Mapping of the DECODING Clause ..............................   16
4.2.9 Mapping of the REFERENCE Clause .............................   17
4.2.10 Evaluating a Protocol-Identifier INDEX .....................   17
5 Protocol Identifier Macros ......................................   18
5.1 Base Identifier Encoding ......................................   18
5.1.1 Protocol Identifier Functions ...............................   19
5.1.1.1 Function 0: No-op .........................................   19
5.1.1.2 Function 1: Protocol Wildcard Function ....................   19
5.2 Base Layer Protocol Identifiers ...............................   20
5.2.1 Ether2 Encapsulation ........................................   21

Bierman & Iddon             Standards Track                     [Page 1]
RFC 2074               RMON Protocol Identifiers            January 1997

5.2.2 LLC Encapsulation ...........................................   22
5.2.3 SNAP over LLC (OUI=000) Encapsulation .......................   23
5.2.4 SNAP over LLC (OUI != 000) Encapsulation ....................   24
5.2.5 IANA Assigned Protocols .....................................   25
5.2.5.1 IANA Assigned Protocol Identifiers ........................   27
5.3 L3: Children of Base Protocol Identifiers .....................   27
5.3.1 IP ..........................................................   28
5.3.2 IPX .........................................................   29
5.3.3 ARP .........................................................   30
5.3.4 IDP .........................................................   30
5.3.5 AppleTalk ARP ...............................................   31
5.3.6 AppleTalk ...................................................   31
5.4 L4: Children of L3 Protocols ..................................   32
5.4.1 ICMP ........................................................   32
5.4.2 TCP .........................................................   32
5.4.3 UDP .........................................................   33
5.5 L5: Application Layer Protocols ...............................   33
5.5.1 FTP .........................................................   33
5.5.1.1 FTP-DATA ..................................................   33
5.5.1.2 FTP Control ...............................................   34
5.5.2 Telnet ......................................................   34
5.5.3 SMTP ........................................................   34
5.5.4 DNS .........................................................   35
5.5.5 BOOTP .......................................................   35
5.5.5.1 Bootstrap Server Protocol .................................   35
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