RFC 3411 (rfc3411) - Page 3 of 64


An Architecture for Describing Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Frameworks



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RFC 3411      Architecture for SNMP Management Frameworks  December 2002


   4.2. Message Processing Subsystem Primitives ...................   33
   4.2.1. Prepare Outgoing SNMP Request or Notification Message ...   33
   4.2.2. Prepare an Outgoing SNMP Response Message ...............   34
   4.2.3. Prepare Data Elements from an Incoming SNMP Message .....   35
   4.3. Access Control Subsystem Primitives .......................   35
   4.4. Security Subsystem Primitives .............................   36
   4.4.1. Generate a Request or Notification Message ..............   36
   4.4.2. Process Incoming Message ................................   36
   4.4.3. Generate a Response Message .............................   37
   4.5. Common Primitives .........................................   37
   4.5.1. Release State Reference Information .....................   37
   4.6. Scenario Diagrams .........................................   38
   4.6.1. Command Generator or Notification Originator ............   38
   4.6.2. Scenario Diagram for a Command Responder Application ....   39
   5. Managed Object Definitions for SNMP Management Frameworks ...   40
   6. IANA Considerations .........................................   51
   6.1. Security Models ...........................................   51
   6.2. Message Processing Models .................................   51
   6.3. SnmpEngineID Formats ......................................   52
   7. Intellectual Property .......................................   52
   8. Acknowledgements ............................................   52
   9. Security Considerations .....................................   54
   10. References .................................................   54
   10.1. Normative References .....................................   54
   10.2. Informative References ...................................   56
   A. Guidelines for Model Designers ..............................   57
   A.1. Security Model Design Requirements ........................   57
   A.1.1. Threats .................................................   57
   A.1.2. Security Processing .....................................   58
   A.1.3. Validate the security-stamp in a received message .......   59
   A.1.4. Security MIBs ...........................................   59
   A.1.5. Cached Security Data ....................................   59
   A.2. Message Processing Model Design Requirements ..............   60
   A.2.1. Receiving an SNMP Message from the Network ..............   60
   A.2.2. Sending an SNMP Message to the Network ..................   60
   A.3. Application Design Requirements ...........................   61
   A.3.1. Applications that Initiate Messages .....................   61
   A.3.2. Applications that Receive Responses .....................   62
   A.3.3. Applications that Receive Asynchronous Messages .........   62
   A.3.4. Applications that Send Responses ........................   62
   A.4. Access Control Model Design Requirements ..................   63
   Editors' Addresses .............................................   63
   Full Copyright Statement .......................................   64








Harrington, et al.          Standards Track


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