RFC 3416 (rfc3416) - Page 2 of 31


Version 2 of the Protocol Operations for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)



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RFC 3416              Protocol Operations for SNMP         December 2002


Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ................................................    3
   2. Overview ....................................................    4
   2.1. Management Information ....................................    4
   2.2. Retransmission of Requests ................................    4
   2.3. Message Sizes .............................................    4
   2.4. Transport Mappings ........................................    5
   2.5. SMIv2 Data Type Mappings ..................................    6
   3. Definitions .................................................    6
   4. Protocol Specification ......................................    9
   4.1. Common Constructs .........................................    9
   4.2. PDU Processing ............................................   10
   4.2.1. The GetRequest-PDU ......................................   10
   4.2.2. The GetNextRequest-PDU ..................................   11
   4.2.2.1. Example of Table Traversal ............................   12
   4.2.3. The GetBulkRequest-PDU ..................................   14
   4.2.3.1. Another Example of Table Traversal ....................   17
   4.2.4. The Response-PDU ........................................   18
   4.2.5. The SetRequest-PDU ......................................   19
   4.2.6. The SNMPv2-Trap-PDU .....................................   22
   4.2.7. The InformRequest-PDU ...................................   23
   5. Notice on Intellectual Property .............................   24
   6. Acknowledgments .............................................   24
   7. Security Considerations .....................................   26
   8. References ..................................................   26
   8.1. Normative References ......................................   26
   8.2. Informative References ....................................   27
   9. Changes from RFC 1905 .......................................   28
   10. Editor's Address ...........................................   30
   11. Full Copyright Statement ...................................   31




















Presuhn, et al.             Standards Track


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