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Re: snmpconf well, back to work
> > Of course, once you accept the idea that policy rule sets are the
> > right granularity for distribution at the policy level, you can just
> > use RFC 2592 to distribute and invoke policy rule sets. All which is
> > left to do is to reach agreement on a policy language and we are done
> > with it.
> Our execution environment is much different than that for the
> Script MIB. While the script MIB is for generic scripted
> applications, the PM MIB execution environment is purpose-built
> for processing policy expressions.
If the Script MIB is built for generic scripts it runs also for policy
And I don`t see that they are really different.
> The script MIB also allows things we need to disallow
> - Ad-hoc invocation of expressions
> - multiple languages
Allows to include the policy language you are developing.
> - download of script by http
Could be a nice idea to download policies via http, isn`t it?
> - Trap sent on every error
> - ... (would require thorough analysis to complete this list)
> The Script MIB is a great generic scripting mechanism but it
> would be very awkward to use for our application because the
> differences are greater than the similarities.
I do not aggree with that statement.
Dr. Marcus Brunner
C&C Research Laboratories
NEC Europe Ltd.
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