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Concluded WG Printer MIB (printmib)

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WG Name Printer MIB
Acronym printmib
Area Applications Area (app)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-printmib-01 Approved
Document dependencies
Personnel Chair Chris Wellens
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Final Charter for Working Group

The Printer MIB Working Group is chartered to develop a set of managed
objects for networked printers. These objects will be the minimum
necessary to provide the ability to monitor and control these systems,
providing fault, configuration and performance management, and will be
consistent with the SNMP framework and existing SNMP standards.

At its discretion, the working group may also define a small number of
unsolicited notifications (traps) which carry these managed objects.
However, the working group recognizes that traps are used sparingly in
the SNMP framework.

The working group recognizes that the area of networked printers is
quite diverse. However, the working group is specifically confined to
defining managed objects that instrument critical information about:

  • printer engine

  • interpreters

  • media

  • input sources

  • output destinations

  • I/O interfaces

Further, the working group is specifically prohibited from defining
managed objects that define instrumentation about:

  • other marking technologies (e.g., those that mark onto film)

  • fonts

  • spooling

  • print job management


Date Milestone Associated documents
Jul 1997 Submit Internet-Draft to IESG for consideration as a Draft Standard.

Done milestones

Date Milestone Associated documents
Done Meet at Memphis IETF for final MIB review.
Done Post revised Internet-Draft.
Done Meet at Seattle IETF to make final review of MIB.
Done Post Internet-Draft. Solicit implementation experience on RFC1759.
Done Post first Internet-Draft; continue discussion.
Done Submit final Internet-Draft to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard.