Management Services Interface (msi) Concluded WG

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WG Name Management Services Interface
Acronym msi
Area Network Management Area (mgt)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-msi-01 Approved
Dependencies Document dependency graph (SVG)
Personnel Chairs Oscar Newkerk
Sudhanshu Verma
Area Director Deirdre Kostick
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Charter for Working Group

The objective of the Management Services Interface Working Group is to
define a management services interface by which management
applications may obtain access to a heterogeneous, multi-vendor,
multi-protocol set of manageable objects.

The service interface is intended to support management protocols and
models defined by industry and international standards bodies. As
this is an Internet Engineering Task Force Working Group, the natural
focus is on current and future network management protocols and models
used in the Internet. However, the interface being defined is
expected to be sufficiently flexible and extensible to allow support
for other protocols and other classes of manageable objects. The
anticipated list of protocols includes Simple Network Management
Protocol (SNMP), OSI Common Management Information Protocol (CMIP),
CMIP Over TCP (CMOT), Manufacturing Automation Protocol and Technical
Office Protocol CMIP (MAP/TOP CMIP) and Remote Procedure Call (RPC).


Date Milestone
Done Revised draft based on the implementation experience submitted to the RFC editor.
Aug 1990 Initial implementation of the prototype available for test.
Done Revised version of the draft from editing meetings placed in the Internet-Drafts directory
Done Initial version of the Internet Draft placed in the Internet-Drafts directory