[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Review of draft-ietf-snmpconf-bcp-07
At 06:52 PM 1/14/2002, Wayne F. Tackabury wrote:
>... I think at this point your assertion that there are no
>applications of doing configuration and activation using SNMP,
>no applications that one can interpret a set of best practices
>for (to perhaps facilitate even more and better and more scalable
>etc. usage going further) have been pretty well shot down.
I have not made such an assertion.
I have just asked, without anyone answering, for the name of a
single network operator who configures their network with SNMP.
If configuring through SNMP is not any operator's practice, how
can it be a best practice? The question is not about the existence
of applications, but the operational use of practices.
Since when is shooting down a goal of an IETF WG?
>Early adopters have done this around in-progress versions of
>the MIBs currently under IESG review. I know of one vendor
>(Tenor Networks) that uses that as a selling point for their
In-progress MIBs as a selling point of a vendor's strategy does
not make a Best Current Practice, it makes a marketing strategy.