DECnet Phase IV MIB Extensions
RFC 1289

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Network Working Group                                         J. Saperia
Request for Comments: 1289                 Digital Equipment Corporation
                                                           December 1991

                     DECnet Phase IV MIB Extensions

Status of this Memo

   This memo is an extension to the SNMP MIB.  This RFC specifies 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

   Abstract..........................................................  1
   1. Introduction...................................................  1
   2. Selected Objects...............................................  2
   3. Objects........................................................  3
   3.1 Format of Definitions.........................................  3
   3.2 Textual Conventions...........................................  4
   4. Object Definitions.............................................  4
   5. Acknowledgements............................................... 63
   6. References..................................................... 63
   7. Security Considerations........................................ 64
   8. Author's Address............................................... 64

Abstract

   This memo defines a set of DECnet Phase IV extensions that have been
   created for the Internet MIB.  When used in conjunction with the
   structure of management information (RFC 1155), the management
   information base for network management of TCP/IP-based internets
   (RFC 1213) and the Simple Network Management Protocol (RFC 1157), it
   will be possible to provide integrated network management of combined
   TCP/IP and DECnet Phase IV based internets.  This document was
   produced by the DECnet Phase IV MIB working group of the Internet
   Engineering Task Force (IETF).

1.  Introduction

   With the adoption of The Simple Network Management Protocol (RFC
   1157), the management information base for network management of
   TCP/IP-based internets (RFC 1213), and the structure of management
   information (RFC 1155), by the Internet, and a large number of vendor

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   implementations of these standards in commercially available
   products, it became possible to provide a higher level of effective
   network management in TCP/IP-based internets than previously
   available. With the growth in the use of these standards, network
   managers desired to use this environment as a base for providing
   integrated network management of multi-protocol networks.

   DECnet Phase IV is one widely used protocol which often coexists in
   IP-based internets. This memo provides the mechanisms by which IP-
   based management stations can effectively manage DECnet Phase IV
   based systems (especially router products) in an integrated fashion
   through the use of the standard Internet SMI, MIB and Simple Network
   Management Protocol.

   DECnet Phase IV objects have been defined to be used in conjunction
   with the Internet MIB to allow access and control of these new
   objects by the Internet community. Additional support for other
   DECnet-based protocols such as RBMS (remote bridge management
   software) or other Digital Equipment Corporation Specific Hardware
   platforms is not included in this document.

2.  Selected Objects

   The objects included in this memo have been created from the DIGITAL
   Network Architecture Network Management Functional Specification
   Version 4.0.0 Dated July 1983. An attempt has been made to provide a
   reasonable ordering of these variables into groups. These groups are:

     o  System Group

     o  Network Management Group

     o  Session Group

     o  End Group

     o  Routing Group

     o  Circuit Group

     o  DDCMP Group

     o  DDCMP Multipoint Control Group

     o  Ethernet Group

     o  Counters Group

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     o  Adjacency Group

     o  Line Group

     o  Non Broadcast Line Group

     o  Area Group

   An effort has also been made to preserve the original syntax of the
   object wherever possible, for example, a DECnet Phase IV object is
   Executor State. This was originally coded as a NICE (Network
   Information and Control Exchange) data type which is a Coded single
   field object of 1 byte in length. When converted for inclusion into
   the Internet MIB using the Internet SMI, it became an enumerated
   integer.

3.  Objects

   All objects in this memo are described using the standard Internet
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