SNMP Update

6/5/2001


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Table of Contents

SNMP Update

Topics:

Topics (Continued):

Topics (Continued):

The SNMP-based Internet Standard Management Framework has Evolved: SNMPv1, SNMPv2c, and SNMPv3

SNMP: The Right Architecture, in part, for the Wrong Reason

Protocol Versions: Summary Picture

SNMP: The Right Architecture, in part, for the Wrong Reason

The SNMP-based Internet-Standard Management Framework

Structure of Management Information (SMI) Evolution

Advantages of SMIv2 over SMIv1

Advantages of SMIv2 over SMIv1

MIB Grammar Versions and Protocol Versions -- Decoupled

Protocol Versions: Summary Picture

Management Information Base (MIB) Evolution

Management Information Base (MIB) Evolution

Management Information Base (MIB) Evolution (Continued)

Management Information Base (MIB) Evolution (Continued)

MIB Documents: Network Management

MIB Documents: Network Management (Continued)

MIB Documents: Network Management (Continued)

MIB Documents: Service Management

MIB Documents: System and Applications Management

MIB Documents: System and Applications Management (Cont.)

The SNMP-based Management Framework Is Not Just For Networks

Importance of Seamlessness

Importance of Seamlessness

Protocol Versions: Summary Picture

Evolution of the SNMP Protocol Portion of Internet-Standard Management Framework

Protocol Evolution

New Features of SNMPv2c

New Features of SNMPv3

New Features of SNMPv3 Inherited from SNMPv2c

Features of SNMPv3: Security and Administrative Framework

Security Threats and Mechanisms

Security Mechanisms

SNMPv3 User-based Authentication Mechanism

SNMPv3 User-based Privacy Mechanism

Secret Rules

Remote Configuration MIB Modules

HTTP and IPSEC are not alternatives because they do only part of the job

Mechanisms: Configurability

Mechanisms: Configurability (Continued)

Multi-Lingual Implementations for Coexistence and Transition

Advantages of SNMPv3

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Good Things Operators and Administrators will like in SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Disadvantages of SNMPv3

Disadvantages of SNMPv3 (Cont’d)

Conclusion: What is SNMPv3?

Conclusions about SNMPv3

The SNMP-based Internet Standard Management Framework is Still Evolving: Recent and Ongoing IETF Work Items

The SNMP-based Management Framework is Evolved and Evolving

Recent and Ongoing IETF Work Items: Topics

Significant Market Drivers

Multiple Meanings of Policy

SNMP-based Configuration Management

SNMP-based Configuration Management Policy MIB Module

SNMP-based Configuration Management Policy MIB Module

PolicyScript Language

The Policy-Based Management MIB

A Conceptual Policy

A Conceptual Policy

PM MIB Goals

policyFilter PseudoCode

Execution Example

Features of PM MIB

Features of PM MIB

SNMP-based Configuration Management Benefits of the PM MIB Module

SNMP-based Configuration Management Benefits of the PM MIB Module

Evolution of SNMP IETF EOS Working Group

Evolution of the Structure of Management Information: IETF SMIng Working Group

Evolution of the Structure of Management Information: IETF SMIng Working Group

Evolution of the Structure of Management Information: IETF SMIng Working Group

Distributed Management: IETF DISMAN Working Group

Distributed Management: IETF DISMAN Working Group

Distributed Management: IETF DISMAN Working Group

MIB Definitions

MIB Definitions

Conclusions

Conclusions: The SNMP-based Management Framework is Sturdy

What ever happened to?

What ever happened to?

What ever happened to?

Conclusions:

Conclusions:

Conclusions:

Questions / Comments

Author: Jeff Case

Email: case@snmp.com

Home Page: http://www.snmp.com