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RE: draft-irtf-nmrg-snmp-tcp-06.txt

Agreed.  SNMP over TCP should be dicussed as part
of a possible solution to the bulk transfer problem.
The charter focuses on the problems to be solved;
the actual solutions will arise from discussion
and implementation experience.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-eos@ops.ietf.org [mailto:owner-eos@ops.ietf.org]On Behalf Of
Glenn Waters
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 6:10 AM
To: Juergen Schoenwaelder
Cc: eos@ops.ietf.org
Subject: RE: draft-irtf-nmrg-snmp-tcp-06.txt

In the context of the charter previous discussions had SNMP over TCP as a
separate item on the charter. Given that context, it was viewed by some as
being different than bulk transfer.
Personally, I have no objection to this being part of the bulk transfer
solution if this makes sense to the solution as a whole.
Sounds like this is a good discussion item for the list and the WG meeting.
-----Original Message-----
From: Juergen Schoenwaelder [mailto:schoenw@ibr.cs.tu-bs.de]
Sent: Thursday, March 8, 2001 04:45
To: Waters, Glenn [CANOI:I047:EXCH]
Cc: eos@ops.ietf.org
Subject: Re: draft-irtf-nmrg-snmp-tcp-06.txt

>>>>> Glenn Waters writes:
Glenn> Thanks for the input. Note that SNMP over TCP is not on the
Glenn> current charter.
Bulk transfer is on the charter. At least some folks believe that SNMP
over TCP is part of a potential bulk transfer solution. TO quote from
the NMRG SNMP over TCP document:
:  SNMP over TCP is an experimental optional transport mapping. It is
:  primarily defined to support more efficient bulk transfer mechanisms
:  within the SNMP framework [20].
Does your reaction imply that you have already ruled out some
approaches for bulk transfer?
Glenn> I was looking for the compression draft and could not find it
Glenn> in the archives. Has it expired? If it has expired when to you
Glenn> expect the new version to be available?
Yes, the ID has expired. Regarding a new revision, here is what I
wrote in my original message:
Juergen> We missed the cutoff deadline for an update of the compression
Juergen> document. But I hope to be able to circulate a new revision of
Juergen> this document on this list before the eos meeting in
Juergen> Minneapolis.
Juergen Schoenwaelder      Technical University Braunschweig
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