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Re: the future of SNMP

--- Juergen Schoenwaelder <schoenw@ibr.cs.tu-bs.de>
> >>>>> B Levin writes:
> B> if you're an NMS vendor, you'd probably prefer
> NOT to make major
> B> changes to your existing product line to make use
> of the new bulk
> B> data MIB extensions.  simply shipping the new
> asn.1 MIB and -maybe-
> B> a quickie graphical plugin app is all that's
> needed.
> This says quite a bit about your particular NMS. I
> am sure there are
> other NMSs where the situation is quite different.

firstly, I am not an NMS vendor.  so there's no NMS
that I'm speaking of, in particular.

my point is that the bulk data setup and transfer can
be done pretty easily with even a minimal NMS, using
the existing snmp protocol.

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