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RE: the future of SNMP



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Shaw [mailto:Bruce.Shaw@gov.ab.ca]
> Sent: woensdag 26 februari 2003 21:01
> To: 'eos@ops.ietf.org'
> Subject: the future of SNMP
> 
> I certainly intend to continue SNMP into the future.  Given 
> that systems administrators are being asked to monitor more
> servers, especially rack-mounted server farms, we really
> aren't left any choice in the matter.
> 
> As SNMP is cross-platform, a vendor specific methodology is 
> not going to work.
> 
> I would like to see expansion of existing MIBS.  I am current 
> working on HOST-RESOURCES-MIB.
> 
Thanks for your input.
Sofar, that does not seem to warrant or support extra effort to
extend SNMP protocol (which is what EOS was intended for) but
rather to focus on more MIB objects for more/better monitoring.

Is my interpretation of your statement correct?

Bert