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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-black-snmp-uri-02.txt

From: Shigeru Aoki <shig@tfm.co.jp>
Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2004 01:00:29 +0900
Message-ID: <009301c3ecca$57b05a30$2a01a8c0@shig>
To: <Black_David@emc.com>, <uri@w3.org>

> A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-black-snmp-uri-02.txt


Although the syntax of snmp_URI allows text string context in the authority
part of the URI, RFC2396bis doesn't allow text string context in there.

It looks controversial to me on "[ ";" [engine ":"] context ]" in the
snmp_URI syntax.

Can someone tell about this?

Regards,

Shigeru Aoki
Engineering & Technology Div.,
TFM Co., LTD.
Tokyo, JAPAN.


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> FYI, comments appreciated.
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> Title : URI Scheme for SNMP
> Author(s) : D. Black, K. McCloghrie
> Filename : draft-black-snmp-uri-02.txt
> Pages : 11
> Date : 2004-2-5
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> SNMP and the Internet-Standard Management Framework are widely
>       used for management of communication devices, creating needs to
>       specify SNMP access (including access to SNMP MIB object
>       instances) from non-SNMP management environments.  For example,
>       when out-of-band IP management is used via a separate management
>       interface (e.g., for a device that does not support in-band IP
>       access), there is a need for a uniform way to indicate how to
>       contact the device for management. URLs fit this need well, as
>       they allow a single text string to indicate a management access
>       communication endpoint for a wide variety of IP-based protocols.
>       This document defines a simple URI scheme so that SNMP can be
>       designated as the protocol used for management.  This scheme also
>       allows URI specification of individual MIB object instances.
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