Chapter 7. SNMP Management

This chapter deals with the management of the VRRP using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), the most commonly used protocol for network management tasks within the Internet. As the network management section of Appendix A explains, SNMP is based on different Management Information Base (MIB) modules for specific purposes. The MIB for VRRP is specified in RFC 2787 (Jewell [2000]) under the title Definitions of Managed Objects for the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol. At the time of writing, this RFC is in the Standards Track status. The VRRP MIB has been designed as an SNMP version 2 MIB in compliance with SMIv2 as specified in RFC 2578 (McCloghrie [1999]) and semantically compatible with SMIv1 as defined in ...

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