5

SNMPv1 Network Management: Communication and Functional Models

OBJECTIVES
  • Communication model: Administrative and messages

  • Administrative structure

    • Community-based model

    • Access policy

    • MIB view

  • Message PDU

  • SNMP protocol specifications

  • SNMP operations

  • SNMP MIB

  • SNMP functional model

We have covered the organization and information models of SNMPv1 in the previous chapter. In this chapter we will address the SNMPv1 communication and functional models. Although SNMPv1 does not formally define the functional model, applications are built in the community-based access policy of the SNMP administrative model.

5.1 SNMP COMMUNICATION MODEL

The SNMPv1 communication model defines specifications of four aspects of SNMP communication: architecture, ...

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