ModSnmp Manual v3.07 - D. SNMP documents

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D. SNMP documents

SNMP is specified in a series of IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) documents.

The current version (V3) is specified by:

  • RFC 3410 Introduction and Applicability Statements for Internet Standard Management Framework

  • RFC 3411 An Architecture for Describing Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Frameworks

  • RFC 3412 Message Processing and Dispatching for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

  • RFC 3413 Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Applications

  • RFC 3414 User-based Security Model (USM) for version 3 of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3)

  • RFC 3415 View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

  • RFC 3416 Version 2 of the Protocol Operations for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

  • RFC 3417 Transport Mappings for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

  • RFC 3418 Management Information Base (MIB) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

The following version 2 documents are also still current:

  • RFC 2578 Structure of Management Information Version 2 (SMIv2)

  • RFC 2579 Textual Conventions for SMIv2

  • RFC 2580 Conformance Statements for SMIv2

The original SNMP (version 1) is specified in:

  • RFC 1157 A Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

The following IETF documents are also relevant:

  • RFC 3584 Coexistence between Version 1, Version 2, and Version 3 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework

  • RFC 4181 Guidelines for Authors and Reviewers of MIB Documents