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Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types.
J. Flick. September 2003.

 
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Network Working Group J. Flick Request for Comments: 3635 Hewlett-Packard Company Obsoletes: 2665 September 2003 Category: Standards Track Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. Copyright Notice Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003). All Rights Reserved. Abstract This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it defines objects for managing Ethernet-like interfaces. This memo obsoletes RFC 2665. It updates that specification by including management information useful for the management of 10 Gigabit per second (Gb/s) Ethernet interfaces. Table of Contents 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. The Internet-Standard Management Framework . . . . . . . . . . 3 3. Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3.1. Relation to MIB-2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3.2. Relation to the Interfaces MIB . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3.2.1. Layering Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3.2.2. Virtual Circuits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3.2.3. ifRcvAddressTable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3.2.4. ifType . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3.2.5. ifXxxOctets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3.2.6. ifXxxXcastPkts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.2.7. ifMtu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.2.8. ifSpeed and ifHighSpeed. . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.2.9. ifPhysAddress. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.2.10. Specific Interface MIB Objects. . . . . . . . . 10 3.3. Relation to the 802.3 MAU MIB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Flick Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 3.4. dot3StatsEtherChipSet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.5. Mapping of IEEE 802.3 Managed Objects. . . . . . . . . . 14 4. Definitions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 5. Intellectual Property Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 6. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 7. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 8. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 9. Security Considerations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 10. IANA Considerations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 A. Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 A.1. Changes since RFC 2665 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 A.2. Changes between RFC 2358 and RFC 2665 . . . . . . . . . 62 A.3. Changes between RFC 1650 and RFC 2358. . . . . . . . . . 62 Author's Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Full Copyright Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 1. Introduction This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it defines objects for managing Ethernet-like interfaces. This memo also includes a MIB module. This MIB module updates the list of managed objects specified in the earlier version of this MIB, module, RFC 2665 [RFC2665]. Ethernet technology, as defined by the 802.3 Working Group of the IEEE, continues to evolve, with scalable increases in speed, new types of cabling and interfaces, and new features. This evolution may require changes in the managed objects in order to reflect this new functionality. This document, as with other documents issued by this working group, reflects a certain stage in the evolution of Ethernet technology. In the future, this document might be revised, or new documents might be issued by the Ethernet Interfaces and Hub MIB Working Group, in order to reflect the evolution of Ethernet technology. The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119]. Flick Standards Track [Page 2]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 2. The Internet-Standard Management Framework For a detailed overview of the documents that describe the current Internet-Standard Management Framework, please refer to section 7 of RFC 3410 [RFC3410]. Managed objects are accessed via a virtual information store, termed the Management Information Base or MIB. MIB objects are generally accessed through the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). Objects in the MIB are defined using the mechanisms defined in the Structure of Management Information (SMI). This memo specifies a MIB module that is compliant to the SMIv2, which is described in STD 58, RFC 2578 [RFC2578], STD 58, RFC 2579 [RFC2579] and STD 58, RFC 2580 [RFC2580]. 3. Overview Instances of these object types represent attributes of an interface to an ethernet-like communications medium. At present, ethernet-like media are identified by the value ethernetCsmacd(6) of the ifType object in the Interfaces MIB [RFC2863]. Some older implementations may return the values iso88023Csmacd(7) or starLan(11) for ifType for ethernet-like media. The definitions presented here are based on Section 30, "10 Mb/s, 100 Mb/s 1000 Mb/s and 10 Gb/s Management", and Annex 30A, "GDMO Specification for 802.3 managed object classes" of IEEE Std. 802.3, 2002 Edition [IEEE802.3], amended by IEEE Std. 802.3ae-2002 [IEEE802.3ae], as originally interpreted by Frank Kastenholz, then of Interlan in [KASTEN]. Implementors of these MIB objects should note that IEEE Std. 802.3 [IEEE802.3] explicitly describes (in the form of Pascal pseudocode) when, where, and how various MAC attributes are measured. The IEEE document also describes the effects of MAC actions that may be invoked by manipulating instances of the MIB objects defined here. To the extent that some of the attributes defined in [IEEE802.3] are represented by previously defined objects in MIB-2 [RFC1213] or in the Interfaces MIB [RFC2863], such attributes are not redundantly represented by objects defined in this memo. Among the attributes represented by objects defined in other memos are the number of octets transmitted or received on a particular interface, the number of frames transmitted or received on a particular interface, the promiscuous status of an interface, the MAC address of an interface, and multicast information associated with an interface. Flick Standards Track [Page 3]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 3.1. Relation to MIB-2 This section applies only when this MIB is used in conjunction with the "old" [RFC1213] interface group. The relationship between an ethernet-like interface and an interface in the context of MIB-2 is one-to-one. As such, the value of an ifIndex object instance can be directly used to identify corresponding instances of the objects defined herein. For agents which implement the (now deprecated) ifSpecific object, an instance of that object that is associated with an ethernet-like interface has the OBJECT IDENTIFIER value: dot3 OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { transmission 7 } 3.2. Relation to the Interfaces MIB The Interface MIB [RFC2863] requires that any MIB which is an adjunct of the Interface MIB clarify specific areas within the Interface MIB. These areas were intentionally left vague in the Interface MIB to avoid over constraining the MIB, thereby precluding management of certain media-types. Section 4 of [RFC2863] enumerates several areas which a media-specific MIB must clarify. Each of these areas is addressed in a following subsection. The implementor is referred to [RFC2863] in order to understand the general intent of these areas. 3.2.1. Layering Model Ordinarily, there are no sublayers for an ethernet-like interface. However there may be implementation-specific requirements which require the use of sublayers. One example is the use of 802.3 link aggregation. In this case, Annex 30C of [IEEE802.3] describes the layering model and the use of the ifStackTable for representing aggregated links. Another example is the use of the 802.3 WAN Interface Sublayer. In this case, The 802.3 WIS MIB [RFC3637] describes the layering model and the use of the ifStackTable for representing the WAN sublayer. 3.2.2. Virtual Circuits This medium does not support virtual circuits and this area is not applicable to this MIB. Flick Standards Track [Page 4]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 3.2.3. ifRcvAddressTable This table contains all IEEE 802.3 addresses, unicast, multicast, and broadcast, for which this interface will receive packets and forward them up to a higher layer entity for local consumption. The format of the address, contained in ifRcvAddressAddress, is the same as for ifPhysAddress. In the event that the interface is part of a MAC bridge, this table does not include unicast addresses which are accepted for possible forwarding out some other port. This table is explicitly not intended to provide a bridge address filtering mechanism. 3.2.4. ifType This MIB applies to interfaces which have the ifType value ethernetCsmacd(6). It is REQUIRED that all ethernet-like interfaces use an ifType of ethernetCsmacd(6) regardless of the speed that the interface is running or the link-layer encapsulation in use. Use of the ifType values iso88023Csmacd(7) and starLan(11) are deprecated, however some older implementations may return these values. Management applications should be prepared to receive these deprecated ifType values from older implementations. There are three other interface types defined in the IANAifType-MIB for Ethernet. They are fastEther(62), fastEtherFX(69), and gigabitEthernet(117). These interface types were registered by individual vendors, not by any IETF working group. A requirement for compliance with this document is that all ethernet-like interfaces MUST return ethernetCsmacd(6) for ifType, and MUST NOT return fastEther(62), fastEtherFX(69), or gigabitEthernet(117). However, as there are fielded implementations that do return these obsolete ifType values, management applications SHOULD be prepared to receive them from older implementations. Information on the particular flavor of Ethernet that an interface is running is available from ifSpeed in the Interfaces MIB, and ifMauType in the 802.3 MAU MIB [RFC3636]. Note that implementation of the 802.3 MAU MIB [RFC3636] is REQUIRED for all ethernet-like interfaces. 3.2.5. ifXxxOctets The Interface MIB octet counters, ifInOctets, ifOutOctets, ifHCInOctets and ifHCOutOctets, MUST include all octets in valid frames sent or received on the interface, including the MAC header and FCS, but not the preamble, start of frame delimiter, or extension octets. This corresponds to the definition of frameSize/8 in section Flick Standards Track [Page 5]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 4.2.7.1 of [IEEE802.3] (frameSize is defined in bits rather than octets, and is defined as 2 x addressSize + lengthOrTypeSize + dataSize + crcSize). They do not include the number of octets in collided or failed transmit attempts, since the MAC layer driver typically does not have visibility to count these octets. They also do not include octets in received invalid frames, since this information is normally not passed to the MAC layer, and since non-promiscuous MAC implementations cannot reliably determine whether an invalid frame was actually addressed to this station. Note that these counters do include octets in valid MAC control frames sent or received on the interface, as well as octets in otherwise valid received MAC frames that are discarded by the MAC layer for some reason (insufficient buffer space, unknown protocol, etc.). Note that the octet counters in IF-MIB do not exactly match the definition of the octet counters in IEEE 802.3. aOctetsTransmittedOK and aOctetsReceivedOK count only the octets in the clientData and Pad fields, whereas ifInOctets and ifOutOctets include the entire MAC frame, including MAC header and FCS. However, the IF-MIB counters can be derived from the IEEE 802.3 counters as follows: ifInOctets = aOctetsReceivedOK + (18 * aFramesReceivedOK) ifOutOctets = aOctetsTransmittedOK + (18 * aFramesTransmittedOK) Another difference to keep in mind between the IF-MIB counters and IEEE 802.3 counters is that in the IEEE 802.3 document, the frame counters and octet counters are always incremented together. aOctetsTransmittedOK counts the number of octets in frames that were counted by aFramesTransmittedOK. aOctetsReceivedOK counts the number of octets in frames that were counted by aFramesReceivedOK. This is not the case with the IF-MIB counters. The IF-MIB octet counters count the number of octets sent to or received from the layer below this interface, whereas the packet counters count the number of packets sent to or received from the layer above. Therefore, received MAC Control frames, ifInDiscards, and ifInUnknownProtos are counted by ifInOctets, but not ifInXcastPkts. Transmitted MAC Control frames are counted by ifOutOctets, but not ifOutXcastPkts. ifOutDiscards and ifOutErrors are counted by ifOutXcastPkts, but not ifOutOctets. 3.2.6. ifXxxXcastPkts The packet counters in the IF-MIB do not exactly match the definition of the frame counters in IEEE 802.3. aFramesTransmittedOK counts the number of frames successfully transmitted on the interface, whereas ifOutUcastPkts, ifOutMulticastPkts and ifOutBroadcastPkts count the Flick Standards Track [Page 6]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 number of transmit requests made from a higher layer, whether or not the transmit attempt was successful. This means that packets counted by ifOutErrors or ifOutDiscards are also counted by ifOutXcastPkts, but are not counted by aFramesTransmittedOK. This also means that, since MAC Control frames are generated by a sublayer internal to the interface layer rather than by a higher layer, they are not counted by ifOutXcastPkts, but are counted by aFramesTransmittedOK. Roughly: aFramesTransmittedOK = ifOutUcastPkts + ifOutMulticastPkts + ifOutBroadcastPkts + dot3OutPauseFrames - (ifOutErrors + ifOutDiscards) Similarly, aFramesReceivedOK counts the number of frames received successfully by the interface, whether or not they are passed to a higher layer, whereas ifInUcastPkts, ifInMulticastPkts and ifInBroadcastPkts count only the number of packets passed to a higher layer. This means that packets counted by ifInDiscards or ifInUnknownProtos are also counted by aFramesReceivedOK, but are not counted by ifInXcastPkts. This also means that, since MAC Control frames are consumed by a sublayer internal to the interface layer and not passed to a higher layer, they are not counted by ifInXcastPkts, but are counted by aFramesReceivedOK. Roughly: aFramesReceivedOK = ifInUcastPkts + ifInMulticastPkts + ifInBroadcastPkts + dot3InPauseFrames + ifInDiscards + ifInUnknownProtos This specification chooses to treat MAC control frames as being originated and consumed within the interface and not counted by the IF-MIB packet counters. MAC control frames are normally sent as multicast packets. In many network environments, MAC control frames can greatly outnumber multicast frames carrying actual data. If MAC control frames were included in the ifInMulticastPkts and ifOutMulticastPkts, the count of data-carrying multicast packets would tend to be drowned out by the count of MAC control frames, rendering those counters considerably less useful. To better understand the issues surrounding the mapping of the IF-MIB packet and octet counters to an Ethernet interface, it is useful to refer to a Case Diagram [CASE] for the IF-MIB counters, with modifications to show the proper interpretation for the Ethernet interface layer. Flick Standards Track [Page 7]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 layer above -------------------------------------------------------------------- ifInUcastPkts+ ^ | ifOutUcastPkts+ ifInBroadcastPkts+ ----|---- ----|---- ifOutBroadcastPkts+ ifInMulticastPkts | | ifOutMulticastPkts | | dot3InPauseFrames <---| |<--- dot3OutPauseFrames | | ifInDiscards <---| | | | ifInUnknownProtos <---| |---> ifOutDiscards | | ifInOctets ----|---- ----|---- ifOutOctets | | ifInErrors <---| |---> ifOutErrors | V -------------------------------------------------------------------- layer below 3.2.7. ifMtu The defined standard MTU for ethernet-like interfaces is 1500 octets. However, many implementations today support larger packet sizes than the IEEE 802.3 standard. The value of this object MUST reflect the actual MTU in use on the interface, whether it matches the standard MTU or not. This value should reflect the value seen by the MAC client interface. When a higher layer protocol, like IP, is running over Ethernet framing, this is the MTU that will be seen by that higher layer protocol. However, most ethernet-like interfaces today run multiple protocols that use a mix of different framing types. For example, an IEEE 802.2 LLC type 1 client protocol will see an MTU of 1497 octets on an interface using the IEEE standard maximum packet size, and a protocol running over SNAP will see an MTU of 1492 octets on an interface using the IEEE standard maximum packet size. However, since specification mandates using the MTU as seen at the MAC client interface, the value of ifMtu would be reported as 1500 octets in these cases. 3.2.8. ifSpeed and ifHighSpeed For ethernet-like interfaces operating at 1000 Megabits per second (Mb/s) or less, ifSpeed will represent the current operational speed of the interface in bits per second. For current interface types, this will be equal to 1,000,000 (1 million), 10,000,000 (10 million), 100,000,000 (100 million), or 1,000,000,000 (1 billion). ifHighSpeed will represent the current operational speed in millions of bits per Flick Standards Track [Page 8]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 second. For current ethernet-like interfaces, this will be equal to 1, 10, 100, or 1,000. If the interface implements auto-negotiation, auto-negotiation is enabled for this interface, and the interface has not yet negotiated to an operational speed, these objects SHOULD reflect the maximum speed supported by the interface. For ethernet-like interfaces operating at greater than 1000 Mb/s, ifHighSpeed will represent the current operational speed of the interface in millions of bits per second. Note that for WAN implementations, this will be the payload data rate over the WAN interface sublayer. For current implementations, this will be equal to 10,000 for LAN implementations of 10 Gb/s, and 9,294 for WAN implementations of the 10 Gb/s MAC over an OC-192 PHY. For these speeds, ifSpeed should report a maximum unsigned 32-bit value of 4,294,967,295 as specified in [RFC2863]. Note that these object MUST NOT indicate a doubled value when operating in full-duplex mode. It MUST indicate the correct line speed regardless of the current duplex mode. The duplex mode of the interface may be determined by examining either the dot3StatsDuplexStatus object in this MIB module, or the ifMauType object in the 802.3 MAU MIB [RFC3636]. 3.2.9. ifPhysAddress This object contains the IEEE 802.3 address which is placed in the source-address field of any Ethernet, Starlan, or IEEE 802.3 frames that originate at this interface. Usually this will be kept in ROM on the interface hardware. Some systems may set this address via software. In a system where there are several such addresses the designer has a tougher choice. The address chosen should be the one most likely to be of use to network management (e.g. the address placed in ARP responses for systems which are primarily IP systems). If the designer truly can not chose, use of the factory-provided ROM address is suggested. If the address can not be determined, an octet string of zero length should be returned. The address is stored in binary in this object. The address is stored in "canonical" bit order, that is, the Group Bit is positioned as the low-order bit of the first octet. Thus, the first byte of a multicast address would have the bit 0x01 set. Flick Standards Track [Page 9]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 3.2.10. Specific Interface MIB Objects The following table provides specific implementation guidelines for applying the interface group objects to ethernet-like media. Object Guidelines ifIndex Each ethernet-like interface is represented by an ifEntry. The dot3StatsTable in this MIB module is indexed by dot3StatsIndex. The interface identified by a particular value of dot3StatsIndex is the same interface as identified by the same value of ifIndex. ifDescr Refer to [RFC2863]. ifType Refer to section 3.2.4. ifMtu Refer to section 3.2.7. ifSpeed Refer to section 3.2.8. ifPhysAddress Refer to section 3.2.9. ifAdminStatus Write access is not required. Support for 'testing' is not required. ifOperStatus The operational state of the interface. Support for 'testing' is not required. The value 'dormant' has no meaning for an ethernet-like interface. ifLastChange Refer to [RFC2863]. ifInOctets The number of octets in valid MAC frames received on this interface, including the MAC header and FCS. This does include the number of octets in valid MAC Control frames received on this interface. See section 3.2.5. ifInUcastPkts Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that this does not include MAC Control frames, since MAC Control frames are consumed by the interface layer and are not passed to any higher layer protocol. See section 3.2.6. Flick Standards Track [Page 10]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 ifInDiscards Refer to [RFC2863]. ifInErrors The sum for this interface of dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, dot3StatsFCSErrors, dot3StatsFrameTooLongs, and dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors. ifInUnknownProtos Refer to [RFC2863]. ifOutOctets The number of octets transmitted in valid MAC frames on this interface, including the MAC header and FCS. This does include the number of octets in valid MAC Control frames transmitted on this interface. See section 3.2.5. ifOutUcastPkts Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that this does not include MAC Control frames, since MAC Control frames are generated by the interface layer, and are not passed from any higher layer protocol. See section 3.2.6. ifOutDiscards Refer to [RFC2863]. ifOutErrors The sum for this interface of: dot3StatsSQETestErrors, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors and dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors. ifName Locally-significant textual name for the interface (e.g. lan0). ifInMulticastPkts Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that this does not include MAC Control frames, since MAC Control frames are consumed by the interface layer and are not passed to any higher layer protocol. See section 3.2.6. Flick Standards Track [Page 11]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 ifInBroadcastPkts Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that this does not include MAC Control frames, since MAC Control frames are consumed by the interface layer, and are not passed to any higher layer protocol. See section 3.2.6. ifOutMulticastPkts Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that this does not include MAC Control frames, since MAC Control frames are generated by the interface layer, and are not passed from any higher layer protocol. See section 3.2.6. ifOutBroadcastPkts Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that this does not include MAC Control frames, since MAC Control frames are generated by the interface layer, and are not passed from any higher layer protocol. See section 3.2.6. ifHCInOctets 64-bit versions of counters. Required ifHCOutOctets for ethernet-like interfaces that are capable of operating at 20 Mb/s or faster, even if the interface is currently operating at less than 20 Mb/s. ifHCInUcastPkts 64-bit versions of packet counters. ifHCInMulticastPkts Required for ethernet-like interfaces ifHCInBroadcastPkts that are capable of operating at ifHCOutUcastPkts 640 Mb/s or faster, even if the ifHCOutMulticastPkts interface is currently operating at ifHCOutBroadcastPkts less than 640 Mb/s. ifLinkUpDownTrapEnable Refer to [RFC2863]. Default is 'enabled' ifHighSpeed Refer to section 3.2.8. ifPromiscuousMode Refer to [RFC2863]. ifConnectorPresent This will normally be 'true'. It will be 'false' in the case where this interface uses the WAN Interface Sublayer. See [RFC3637] for details. ifAlias Refer to [RFC2863]. Flick Standards Track [Page 12]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 ifCounterDiscontinuityTime Refer to [RFC2863]. Note that a discontinuity in the Interface MIB counters may also indicate a discontinuity in some or all of the counters in this MIB that are associated with that interface. ifStackHigherLayer Refer to section 3.2.1. ifStackLowerLayer ifStackStatus ifRcvAddressAddress Refer to section 3.2.3. ifRcvAddressStatus ifRcvAddressType 3.3. Relation to the 802.3 MAU MIB Support for the mauModIfCompl3 compliance statement of the MAU-MIB [RFC3636] is REQUIRED for Ethernet-like interfaces. This MIB is needed in order to allow applications to determine the current MAU type in use by the interface, and to control autonegotiation and duplex mode for the interface. Implementing this MIB module without implementing the MAU-MIB would leave applications with no standard way to determine the media type in use, and no standard way to control the duplex mode of the interface. 3.4. dot3StatsEtherChipSet This document defines an object called dot3StatsEtherChipSet, which is used to identify the MAC hardware used to communicate on an interface. Previous versions of this document contained a number of OID assignments for some existing Ethernet chipsets. Maintaining that list as part of this document has proven to be problematic, so the OID assignments contained in previous versions of this document have now been moved to a separate document [RFC2666]. The dot3StatsEtherChipSet object has now been deprecated. Implementation feedback indicates that this object is much more useful in theory than in practice. The object's utility in debugging network problems in the field appears to be limited. In those cases where it may be useful, it is not sufficient, since it identifies only the MAC chip, and not the PHY, PMD, or driver. The administrative overhead involved in maintaining a central registry of chipset OIDs cannot be justified for an object whose usefulness is questionable at best. Flick Standards Track [Page 13]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 Implementations which continue to support this object for the purpose of backwards compatibility may continue to use the values defined in [RFC2666]. For chipsets not listed in [RFC2666], implementors that wish to support this object and return a valid OBJECT IDENTIFIER value may assign OBJECT IDENTIFIERS within that part of the registration tree delegated to individual enterprises. 3.5. Mapping of IEEE 802.3 Managed Objects IEEE 802.3 Managed Object Corresponding SNMP Object oMacEntity .aMACID dot3StatsIndex or IF-MIB - ifIndex .aFramesTransmittedOK IF-MIB - ifOutUCastPkts + ifOutMulticastPkts + ifOutBroadcastPkts* .aSingleCollisionFrames dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames .aMultipleCollisionFrames dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames .aFramesReceivedOK IF-MIB - ifInUcastPkts + ifInMulticastPkts + ifInBroadcastPkts* .aFrameCheckSequenceErrors dot3StatsFCSErrors .aAlignmentErrors dot3StatsAlignmentErrors .aOctetsTransmittedOK IF-MIB - ifOutOctets* .aFramesWithDeferredXmissions dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions .aLateCollisions dot3StatsLateCollisions .aFramesAbortedDueToXSColls dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions .aFramesLostDueToIntMACXmitError dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors .aCarrierSenseErrors dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors .aOctetsReceivedOK IF-MIB - ifInOctets* .aFramesLostDueToIntMACRcvError dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors .aPromiscuousStatus IF-MIB - ifPromiscuousMode .aReadMulticastAddressList IF-MIB - ifRcvAddressTable .aMulticastFramesXmittedOK IF-MIB - ifOutMulticastPkts* .aBroadcastFramesXmittedOK IF-MIB - ifOutBroadcastPkts* .aMulticastFramesReceivedOK IF-MIB - ifInMulticastPkts* .aBroadcastFramesReceivedOK IF-MIB - ifInBroadcastPkts* .aFrameTooLongErrors dot3StatsFrameTooLongs .aReadWriteMACAddress IF-MIB - ifPhysAddress .aCollisionFrames dot3CollFrequencies .aDuplexStatus dot3StatsDuplexStatus .aRateControlAbility dot3StatsRateControlAbility .aRateControlStatus dot3StatsRateControlStatus .acAddGroupAddress IF-MIB - ifRcvAddressTable .acDeleteGroupAddress IF-MIB - ifRcvAddressTable .acExecuteSelfTest dot3TestLoopBack Flick Standards Track [Page 14]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 oPHYEntity .aPHYID dot3StatsIndex or IF-MIB - ifIndex .aSQETestErrors dot3StatsSQETestErrors .aSymbolErrorDuringCarrier dot3StatsSymbolErrors oMACControlEntity .aMACControlID dot3StatsIndex or IF-MIB - ifIndex .aMACControlFunctionsSupported dot3ControlFunctionsSupported and dot3ControlFunctionsEnabled .aUnsupportedOpcodesReceived dot3ControlInUnknownOpcodes oPAUSEEntity .aPAUSEMACCtrlFramesTransmitted dot3OutPauseFrames .aPAUSEMACCtrlFramesReceived dot3InPauseFrames * Note that the octet counters in IF-MIB do not exactly match the definition of the octet counters in IEEE 802.3. See section 3.2.5 for details. Also note that the packet counters in the IF-MIB do not exactly match the definition of the frame counters in IEEE 802.3. See section 3.2.6 for details. The following IEEE 802.3 managed objects have been removed from this MIB module as a result of implementation feedback: oMacEntity .aFramesWithExcessiveDeferral .aInRangeLengthErrors .aOutOfRangeLengthField .aMACEnableStatus .aTransmitEnableStatus .aMulticastReceiveStatus .acInitializeMAC Please see [RFC1369] for the detailed reasoning on why these objects were removed. In addition, the following IEEE 802.3 managed objects have not been included in this MIB for the following reasons. Flick Standards Track [Page 15]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 IEEE 802.3 Managed Object Disposition oMACEntity .aMACCapabilities Can be derived from MAU-MIB - ifMauTypeListBits .aStretchRatio Implementation constant. oPHYEntity .aPhyType Can be derived from MAU-MIB - ifMauType .aPhyTypeList Can be derived from MAU-MIB - ifMauTypeListBits .aMIIDetect Not considered useful. .aPhyAdminState Can already obtain interface state from IF-MIB - ifAdminStatus and MAU state from MAU-MIB - ifMauStatus. Providing an additional state for the PHY was not considered useful. .acPhyAdminControl Can already control interface state from IF-MIB - ifAdminStatus and MAU state from MAU-MIB - ifMauStatus. Providing separate admin control of the PHY was not considered useful. oMACControlEntity .aMACControlFramesTransmitted Can be determined by summing the OutFrames counters for the individual control functions .aMACControlFramesReceived Can be determined by summing the InFrames counters for the individual control functions oPAUSEEntity .aPAUSELinkDelayAllowance Not considered useful. Flick Standards Track [Page 16]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 4. Definitions EtherLike-MIB DEFINITIONS ::= BEGIN IMPORTS MODULE-IDENTITY, OBJECT-TYPE, OBJECT-IDENTITY, Integer32, Counter32, Counter64, mib-2, transmission FROM SNMPv2-SMI MODULE-COMPLIANCE, OBJECT-GROUP FROM SNMPv2-CONF TruthValue FROM SNMPv2-TC ifIndex, InterfaceIndex FROM IF-MIB; etherMIB MODULE-IDENTITY LAST-UPDATED "200309190000Z" -- September 19, 2003 ORGANIZATION "IETF Ethernet Interfaces and Hub MIB Working Group" CONTACT-INFO "WG E-mail: hubmib@ietf.org To subscribe: hubmib-request@ietf.org Chair: Dan Romascanu Postal: Avaya Inc. Atidum Technology Park, Bldg. 3 Tel Aviv 61131 Israel Tel: +972 3 645 8414 E-mail: dromasca@avaya.com Editor: John Flick Postal: Hewlett-Packard Company 8000 Foothills Blvd. M/S 5557 Roseville, CA 95747-5557 USA Tel: +1 916 785 4018 Fax: +1 916 785 1199 E-mail: johnf@rose.hp.com" DESCRIPTION "The MIB module to describe generic objects for ethernet-like network interfaces. The following reference is used throughout this MIB module: [IEEE 802.3 Std] refers to: IEEE Std 802.3, 2002 Edition: 'IEEE Standard Flick Standards Track [Page 17]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 for Information technology - Telecommunications and information exchange between systems - Local and metropolitan area networks - Specific requirements - Part 3: Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection (CSMA/CD) access method and physical layer specifications', as amended by IEEE Std 802.3ae-2002: 'Amendment: Media Access Control (MAC) Parameters, Physical Layer, and Management Parameters for 10 Gb/s Operation', August, 2002. Of particular interest is Clause 30, '10 Mb/s, 100 Mb/s, 1000 Mb/s, and 10 Gb/s Management'. Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003). This version of this MIB module is part of RFC 3635; see the RFC itself for full legal notices." REVISION "200309190000Z" -- September 19, 2003 DESCRIPTION "Updated to include support for 10 Gb/sec interfaces. This resulted in the following revisions: - Updated dot3StatsAlignmentErrors and dot3StatsSymbolErrors DESCRIPTIONs to reflect behaviour at 10 Gb/s - Added dot3StatsRateControlAbility and dot3RateControlStatus for management of the Rate Control function in 10 Gb/s WAN applications - Added 64-bit versions of all counters that are used on high-speed ethernet interfaces - Added object groups to contain the new objects - Deprecated etherStatsBaseGroup and split into etherStatsBaseGroup2 and etherStatsHalfDuplexGroup, so that interfaces which can only operate at full-duplex do not need to implement half-duplex-only statistics - Deprecated dot3Compliance and replaced it with dot3Compliance2, which includes the compliance information for the new object groups Flick Standards Track [Page 18]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 In addition, the dot3Tests and dot3Errors object identities have been deprecated, since there is no longer a standard method for using them. This version published as RFC 3635." REVISION "199908240400Z" -- August 24, 1999 DESCRIPTION "Updated to include support for 1000 Mb/sec interfaces and full-duplex interfaces. This version published as RFC 2665." REVISION "199806032150Z" -- June 3, 1998 DESCRIPTION "Updated to include support for 100 Mb/sec interfaces. This version published as RFC 2358." REVISION "199402030400Z" -- February 3, 1994 DESCRIPTION "Initial version, published as RFC 1650." ::= { mib-2 35 } etherMIBObjects OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { etherMIB 1 } dot3 OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { transmission 7 } -- the Ethernet-like Statistics group dot3StatsTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF Dot3StatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Statistics for a collection of ethernet-like interfaces attached to a particular system. There will be one row in this table for each ethernet-like interface in the system." ::= { dot3 2 } dot3StatsEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Dot3StatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Statistics for a particular interface to an ethernet-like medium." INDEX { dot3StatsIndex } ::= { dot3StatsTable 1 } Dot3StatsEntry ::= SEQUENCE { Flick Standards Track [Page 19]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3StatsIndex InterfaceIndex, dot3StatsAlignmentErrors Counter32, dot3StatsFCSErrors Counter32, dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames Counter32, dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames Counter32, dot3StatsSQETestErrors Counter32, dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions Counter32, dot3StatsLateCollisions Counter32, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions Counter32, dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors Counter32, dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors Counter32, dot3StatsFrameTooLongs Counter32, dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors Counter32, dot3StatsEtherChipSet OBJECT IDENTIFIER, dot3StatsSymbolErrors Counter32, dot3StatsDuplexStatus INTEGER, dot3StatsRateControlAbility TruthValue, dot3StatsRateControlStatus INTEGER } dot3StatsIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InterfaceIndex MAX-ACCESS read-only -- read-only since originally an -- SMIv1 index STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An index value that uniquely identifies an interface to an ethernet-like medium. The interface identified by a particular value of this index is the same interface as identified by the same value of ifIndex." REFERENCE "RFC 2863, ifIndex" ::= { dot3StatsEntry 1 } dot3StatsAlignmentErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames received on a particular interface that are not an integral number of octets in length and do not pass the FCS check. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented when the alignmentError status is returned by the MAC service to the LLC (or other MAC user). Received frames for which multiple error conditions pertain are, according to the conventions of IEEE 802.3 Layer Management, counted exclusively according Flick Standards Track [Page 20]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 to the error status presented to the LLC. This counter does not increment for group encoding schemes greater than 4 bits per group. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCStatsAlignmentErrors object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.7, aAlignmentErrors" ::= { dot3StatsEntry 2 } dot3StatsFCSErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames received on a particular interface that are an integral number of octets in length but do not pass the FCS check. This count does not include frames received with frame-too-long or frame-too-short error. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented when the frameCheckError status is returned by the MAC service to the LLC (or other MAC user). Received frames for which multiple error conditions pertain are, according to the conventions of IEEE 802.3 Layer Management, counted exclusively according to the error status presented to the LLC. Note: Coding errors detected by the physical layer for speeds above 10 Mb/s will cause the frame to fail the FCS check. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if Flick Standards Track [Page 21]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCStatsFCSErrors object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.6, aFrameCheckSequenceErrors." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 3 } dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames that are involved in a single collision, and are subsequently transmitted successfully. A frame that is counted by an instance of this object is also counted by the corresponding instance of either the ifOutUcastPkts, ifOutMulticastPkts, or ifOutBroadcastPkts, and is not counted by the corresponding instance of the dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames object. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.3, aSingleCollisionFrames." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 4 } dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames that are involved in more Flick Standards Track [Page 22]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 than one collision and are subsequently transmitted successfully. A frame that is counted by an instance of this object is also counted by the corresponding instance of either the ifOutUcastPkts, ifOutMulticastPkts, or ifOutBroadcastPkts, and is not counted by the corresponding instance of the dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames object. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.4, aMultipleCollisionFrames." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 5 } dot3StatsSQETestErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of times that the SQE TEST ERROR is received on a particular interface. The SQE TEST ERROR is set in accordance with the rules for verification of the SQE detection mechanism in the PLS Carrier Sense Function as described in IEEE Std. 802.3, 2000 Edition, section 7.2.4.6. This counter does not increment on interfaces operating at speeds greater than 10 Mb/s, or on interfaces operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 7.2.4.6, also 30.3.2.1.4, aSQETestErrors." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 6 } dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 Flick Standards Track [Page 23]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames for which the first transmission attempt on a particular interface is delayed because the medium is busy. The count represented by an instance of this object does not include frames involved in collisions. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.9, aFramesWithDeferredXmissions." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 7 } dot3StatsLateCollisions OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of times that a collision is detected on a particular interface later than one slotTime into the transmission of a packet. A (late) collision included in a count represented by an instance of this object is also considered as a (generic) collision for purposes of other collision-related statistics. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.10, aLateCollisions." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 8 } dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 Flick Standards Track [Page 24]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames for which transmission on a particular interface fails due to excessive collisions. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.11, aFramesAbortedDueToXSColls." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 9 } dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames for which transmission on a particular interface fails due to an internal MAC sublayer transmit error. A frame is only counted by an instance of this object if it is not counted by the corresponding instance of either the dot3StatsLateCollisions object, the dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions object, or the dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors object. The precise meaning of the count represented by an instance of this object is implementation- specific. In particular, an instance of this object may represent a count of transmission errors on a particular interface that are not otherwise counted. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCStatsInternalMacTransmitErrors object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can Flick Standards Track [Page 25]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.12, aFramesLostDueToIntMACXmitError." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 10 } dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of times that the carrier sense condition was lost or never asserted when attempting to transmit a frame on a particular interface. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented at most once per transmission attempt, even if the carrier sense condition fluctuates during a transmission attempt. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.13, aCarrierSenseErrors." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 11 } -- { dot3StatsEntry 12 } is not assigned dot3StatsFrameTooLongs OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames received on a particular interface that exceed the maximum permitted frame size. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented when the frameTooLong status is returned by the MAC service to the LLC (or other MAC user). Received frames for which multiple error conditions pertain are, Flick Standards Track [Page 26]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 according to the conventions of IEEE 802.3 Layer Management, counted exclusively according to the error status presented to the LLC. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 80 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCStatsFrameTooLongs object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.25, aFrameTooLongErrors." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 13 } -- { dot3StatsEntry 14 } is not assigned -- { dot3StatsEntry 15 } is not assigned dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames for which reception on a particular interface fails due to an internal MAC sublayer receive error. A frame is only counted by an instance of this object if it is not counted by the corresponding instance of either the dot3StatsFrameTooLongs object, the dot3StatsAlignmentErrors object, or the dot3StatsFCSErrors object. The precise meaning of the count represented by an instance of this object is implementation- specific. In particular, an instance of this object may represent a count of receive errors on a particular interface that are not otherwise counted. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if Flick Standards Track [Page 27]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCStatsInternalMacReceiveErrors object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.15, aFramesLostDueToIntMACRcvError." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 16 } dot3StatsEtherChipSet OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX OBJECT IDENTIFIER MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS OBJECT IS DEPRECATED ******** This object contains an OBJECT IDENTIFIER which identifies the chipset used to realize the interface. Ethernet-like interfaces are typically built out of several different chips. The MIB implementor is presented with a decision of which chip to identify via this object. The implementor should identify the chip which is usually called the Medium Access Control chip. If no such chip is easily identifiable, the implementor should identify the chip which actually gathers the transmit and receive statistics and error indications. This would allow a manager station to correlate the statistics and the chip generating them, giving it the ability to take into account any known anomalies in the chip. This object has been deprecated. Implementation feedback indicates that it is of limited use for debugging network problems in the field, and the administrative overhead involved in maintaining a registry of chipset OIDs is not justified." Flick Standards Track [Page 28]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 ::= { dot3StatsEntry 17 } dot3StatsSymbolErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "For an interface operating at 100 Mb/s, the number of times there was an invalid data symbol when a valid carrier was present. For an interface operating in half-duplex mode at 1000 Mb/s, the number of times the receiving media is non-idle (a carrier event) for a period of time equal to or greater than slotTime, and during which there was at least one occurrence of an event that causes the PHY to indicate 'Data reception error' or 'carrier extend error' on the GMII. For an interface operating in full-duplex mode at 1000 Mb/s, the number of times the receiving media is non-idle (a carrier event) for a period of time equal to or greater than minFrameSize, and during which there was at least one occurrence of an event that causes the PHY to indicate 'Data reception error' on the GMII. For an interface operating at 10 Gb/s, the number of times the receiving media is non-idle (a carrier event) for a period of time equal to or greater than minFrameSize, and during which there was at least one occurrence of an event that causes the PHY to indicate 'Receive Error' on the XGMII. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented at most once per carrier event, even if multiple symbol errors occur during the carrier event. This count does not increment if a collision is present. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating at 10 Mb/s. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a Flick Standards Track [Page 29]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCStatsSymbolErrors object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.2.1.5, aSymbolErrorDuringCarrier." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 18 } dot3StatsDuplexStatus OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { unknown(1), halfDuplex(2), fullDuplex(3) } MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The current mode of operation of the MAC entity. 'unknown' indicates that the current duplex mode could not be determined. Management control of the duplex mode is accomplished through the MAU MIB. When an interface does not support autonegotiation, or when autonegotiation is not enabled, the duplex mode is controlled using ifMauDefaultType. When autonegotiation is supported and enabled, duplex mode is controlled using ifMauAutoNegAdvertisedBits. In either case, the currently operating duplex mode is reflected both in this object and in ifMauType. Note that this object provides redundant information with ifMauType. Normally, redundant objects are discouraged. However, in this instance, it allows a management application to determine the duplex status of an interface without having to know every possible value of ifMauType. This was felt to be sufficiently valuable to justify the redundancy." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.32, aDuplexStatus." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 19 } Flick Standards Track [Page 30]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3StatsRateControlAbility OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "'true' for interfaces operating at speeds above 1000 Mb/s that support Rate Control through lowering the average data rate of the MAC sublayer, with frame granularity, and 'false' otherwise." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.33, aRateControlAbility." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 20 } dot3StatsRateControlStatus OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { rateControlOff(1), rateControlOn(2), unknown(3) } MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The current Rate Control mode of operation of the MAC sublayer of this interface." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.34, aRateControlStatus." ::= { dot3StatsEntry 21 } -- the Ethernet-like Collision Statistics group -- Implementation of this group is optional; it is appropriate -- for all systems which have the necessary metering dot3CollTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF Dot3CollEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of collision histograms for a particular set of interfaces." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.30, aCollisionFrames." ::= { dot3 5 } dot3CollEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Dot3CollEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A cell in the histogram of per-frame collisions for a particular interface. An Flick Standards Track [Page 31]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 instance of this object represents the frequency of individual MAC frames for which the transmission (successful or otherwise) on a particular interface is accompanied by a particular number of media collisions." INDEX { ifIndex, dot3CollCount } ::= { dot3CollTable 1 } Dot3CollEntry ::= SEQUENCE { dot3CollCount Integer32, dot3CollFrequencies Counter32 } -- { dot3CollEntry 1 } is no longer in use dot3CollCount OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (1..16) MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of per-frame media collisions for which a particular collision histogram cell represents the frequency on a particular interface." ::= { dot3CollEntry 2 } dot3CollFrequencies OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of individual MAC frames for which the transmission (successful or otherwise) on a particular interface occurs after the frame has experienced exactly the number of collisions in the associated dot3CollCount object. For example, a frame which is transmitted on interface 77 after experiencing exactly 4 collisions would be indicated by incrementing only dot3CollFrequencies.77.4. No other instance of dot3CollFrequencies would be incremented in this example. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in full-duplex mode. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can Flick Standards Track [Page 32]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." ::= { dot3CollEntry 3 } dot3ControlTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF Dot3ControlEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A table of descriptive and status information about the MAC Control sublayer on the ethernet-like interfaces attached to a particular system. There will be one row in this table for each ethernet-like interface in the system which implements the MAC Control sublayer. If some, but not all, of the ethernet-like interfaces in the system implement the MAC Control sublayer, there will be fewer rows in this table than in the dot3StatsTable." ::= { dot3 9 } dot3ControlEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Dot3ControlEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry in the table, containing information about the MAC Control sublayer on a single ethernet-like interface." INDEX { dot3StatsIndex } ::= { dot3ControlTable 1 } Dot3ControlEntry ::= SEQUENCE { dot3ControlFunctionsSupported BITS, dot3ControlInUnknownOpcodes Counter32, dot3HCControlInUnknownOpcodes Counter64 } dot3ControlFunctionsSupported OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX BITS { pause(0) -- 802.3 flow control } MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A list of the possible MAC Control functions implemented for this interface." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.3.2, aMACControlFunctionsSupported." Flick Standards Track [Page 33]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 ::= { dot3ControlEntry 1 } dot3ControlInUnknownOpcodes OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of MAC Control frames received on this interface that contain an opcode that is not supported by this device. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCControlInUnknownOpcodes object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.3.5, aUnsupportedOpcodesReceived" ::= { dot3ControlEntry 2 } dot3HCControlInUnknownOpcodes OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of MAC Control frames received on this interface that contain an opcode that is not supported by this device. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3ControlInUnknownOpcodes. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.3.5, aUnsupportedOpcodesReceived" ::= { dot3ControlEntry 3 } Flick Standards Track [Page 34]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3PauseTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF Dot3PauseEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A table of descriptive and status information about the MAC Control PAUSE function on the ethernet-like interfaces attached to a particular system. There will be one row in this table for each ethernet-like interface in the system which supports the MAC Control PAUSE function (i.e., the 'pause' bit in the corresponding instance of dot3ControlFunctionsSupported is set). If some, but not all, of the ethernet-like interfaces in the system implement the MAC Control PAUSE function (for example, if some interfaces only support half-duplex), there will be fewer rows in this table than in the dot3StatsTable." ::= { dot3 10 } dot3PauseEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Dot3PauseEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry in the table, containing information about the MAC Control PAUSE function on a single ethernet-like interface." INDEX { dot3StatsIndex } ::= { dot3PauseTable 1 } Dot3PauseEntry ::= SEQUENCE { dot3PauseAdminMode INTEGER, dot3PauseOperMode INTEGER, dot3InPauseFrames Counter32, dot3OutPauseFrames Counter32, dot3HCInPauseFrames Counter64, dot3HCOutPauseFrames Counter64 } dot3PauseAdminMode OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { disabled(1), enabledXmit(2), enabledRcv(3), enabledXmitAndRcv(4) } Flick Standards Track [Page 35]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object is used to configure the default administrative PAUSE mode for this interface. This object represents the administratively-configured PAUSE mode for this interface. If auto-negotiation is not enabled or is not implemented for the active MAU attached to this interface, the value of this object determines the operational PAUSE mode of the interface whenever it is operating in full-duplex mode. In this case, a set to this object will force the interface into the specified mode. If auto-negotiation is implemented and enabled for the MAU attached to this interface, the PAUSE mode for this interface is determined by auto-negotiation, and the value of this object denotes the mode to which the interface will automatically revert if/when auto-negotiation is later disabled. Note that when auto-negotiation is running, administrative control of the PAUSE mode may be accomplished using the ifMauAutoNegCapAdvertisedBits object in the MAU-MIB. Note that the value of this object is ignored when the interface is not operating in full-duplex mode. An attempt to set this object to 'enabledXmit(2)' or 'enabledRcv(3)' will fail on interfaces that do not support operation at greater than 100 Mb/s." ::= { dot3PauseEntry 1 } dot3PauseOperMode OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { disabled(1), enabledXmit(2), enabledRcv(3), enabledXmitAndRcv(4) } MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object reflects the PAUSE mode currently Flick Standards Track [Page 36]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 in use on this interface, as determined by either (1) the result of the auto-negotiation function or (2) if auto-negotiation is not enabled or is not implemented for the active MAU attached to this interface, by the value of dot3PauseAdminMode. Interfaces operating at 100 Mb/s or less will never return 'enabledXmit(2)' or 'enabledRcv(3)'. Interfaces operating in half-duplex mode will always return 'disabled(1)'. Interfaces on which auto-negotiation is enabled but not yet completed should return the value 'disabled(1)'." ::= { dot3PauseEntry 2 } dot3InPauseFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of MAC Control frames received on this interface with an opcode indicating the PAUSE operation. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in half-duplex mode. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCInPauseFrames object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.4.3, aPAUSEMACCtrlFramesReceived." ::= { dot3PauseEntry 3 } dot3OutPauseFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current Flick Standards Track [Page 37]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 DESCRIPTION "A count of MAC Control frames transmitted on this interface with an opcode indicating the PAUSE operation. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in half-duplex mode. For interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s, this counter can roll over in less than 5 minutes if it is incrementing at its maximum rate. Since that amount of time could be less than a management station's poll cycle time, in order to avoid a loss of information, a management station is advised to poll the dot3HCOutPauseFrames object for 10 Gb/s or faster interfaces. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.4.2, aPAUSEMACCtrlFramesTransmitted." ::= { dot3PauseEntry 4 } dot3HCInPauseFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of MAC Control frames received on this interface with an opcode indicating the PAUSE operation. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in half-duplex mode. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3InPauseFrames. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.4.3, aPAUSEMACCtrlFramesReceived." ::= { dot3PauseEntry 5 } Flick Standards Track [Page 38]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3HCOutPauseFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of MAC Control frames transmitted on this interface with an opcode indicating the PAUSE operation. This counter does not increment when the interface is operating in half-duplex mode. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3OutPauseFrames. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.4.2, aPAUSEMACCtrlFramesTransmitted." ::= { dot3PauseEntry 6 } dot3HCStatsTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF Dot3HCStatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A table containing 64-bit versions of error counters from the dot3StatsTable. The 32-bit versions of these counters may roll over quite quickly on higher speed ethernet interfaces. The counters that have 64-bit versions in this table are the counters that apply to full-duplex interfaces, since 10 Gb/s and faster ethernet-like interfaces do not support half-duplex, and very few 1000 Mb/s ethernet-like interfaces support half-duplex. Entries in this table are recommended for interfaces capable of operating at 1000 Mb/s or faster, and are required for interfaces capable of operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Lower speed ethernet-like interfaces do not need entries in this table, in which case there may be fewer entries in this table than in the dot3StatsTable. However, implementations containing interfaces with a mix of speeds may choose to implement entries in this table for Flick Standards Track [Page 39]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 all ethernet-like interfaces." ::= { dot3 11 } dot3HCStatsEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Dot3HCStatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry containing 64-bit statistics for a single ethernet-like interface." INDEX { dot3StatsIndex } ::= { dot3HCStatsTable 1 } Dot3HCStatsEntry ::= SEQUENCE { dot3HCStatsAlignmentErrors Counter64, dot3HCStatsFCSErrors Counter64, dot3HCStatsInternalMacTransmitErrors Counter64, dot3HCStatsFrameTooLongs Counter64, dot3HCStatsInternalMacReceiveErrors Counter64, dot3HCStatsSymbolErrors Counter64 } dot3HCStatsAlignmentErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames received on a particular interface that are not an integral number of octets in length and do not pass the FCS check. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented when the alignmentError status is returned by the MAC service to the LLC (or other MAC user). Received frames for which multiple error conditions pertain are, according to the conventions of IEEE 802.3 Layer Management, counted exclusively according to the error status presented to the LLC. This counter does not increment for group encoding schemes greater than 4 bits per group. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3StatsAlignmentErrors. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management Flick Standards Track [Page 40]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.7, aAlignmentErrors" ::= { dot3HCStatsEntry 1 } dot3HCStatsFCSErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames received on a particular interface that are an integral number of octets in length but do not pass the FCS check. This count does not include frames received with frame-too-long or frame-too-short error. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented when the frameCheckError status is returned by the MAC service to the LLC (or other MAC user). Received frames for which multiple error conditions pertain are, according to the conventions of IEEE 802.3 Layer Management, counted exclusively according to the error status presented to the LLC. Note: Coding errors detected by the physical layer for speeds above 10 Mb/s will cause the frame to fail the FCS check. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3StatsFCSErrors. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.6, aFrameCheckSequenceErrors." ::= { dot3HCStatsEntry 2 } dot3HCStatsInternalMacTransmitErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames for which transmission on a particular interface fails due to an internal MAC sublayer transmit error. A frame is only Flick Standards Track [Page 41]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 counted by an instance of this object if it is not counted by the corresponding instance of either the dot3StatsLateCollisions object, the dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions object, or the dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors object. The precise meaning of the count represented by an instance of this object is implementation- specific. In particular, an instance of this object may represent a count of transmission errors on a particular interface that are not otherwise counted. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.12, aFramesLostDueToIntMACXmitError." ::= { dot3HCStatsEntry 3 } dot3HCStatsFrameTooLongs OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames received on a particular interface that exceed the maximum permitted frame size. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented when the frameTooLong status is returned by the MAC service to the LLC (or other MAC user). Received frames for which multiple error conditions pertain are, according to the conventions of IEEE 802.3 Layer Management, counted exclusively according to the error status presented to the LLC. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3StatsFrameTooLongs. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can Flick Standards Track [Page 42]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.25, aFrameTooLongErrors." ::= { dot3HCStatsEntry 4 } dot3HCStatsInternalMacReceiveErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A count of frames for which reception on a particular interface fails due to an internal MAC sublayer receive error. A frame is only counted by an instance of this object if it is not counted by the corresponding instance of either the dot3StatsFrameTooLongs object, the dot3StatsAlignmentErrors object, or the dot3StatsFCSErrors object. The precise meaning of the count represented by an instance of this object is implementation- specific. In particular, an instance of this object may represent a count of receive errors on a particular interface that are not otherwise counted. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.1.1.15, aFramesLostDueToIntMACRcvError." ::= { dot3HCStatsEntry 5 } dot3HCStatsSymbolErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "For an interface operating at 100 Mb/s, the number of times there was an invalid data symbol when a valid carrier was present. Flick Standards Track [Page 43]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 For an interface operating in half-duplex mode at 1000 Mb/s, the number of times the receiving media is non-idle (a carrier event) for a period of time equal to or greater than slotTime, and during which there was at least one occurrence of an event that causes the PHY to indicate 'Data reception error' or 'carrier extend error' on the GMII. For an interface operating in full-duplex mode at 1000 Mb/s, the number of times the receiving media is non-idle (a carrier event) for a period of time equal to or greater than minFrameSize, and during which there was at least one occurrence of an event that causes the PHY to indicate 'Data reception error' on the GMII. For an interface operating at 10 Gb/s, the number of times the receiving media is non-idle (a carrier event) for a period of time equal to or greater than minFrameSize, and during which there was at least one occurrence of an event that causes the PHY to indicate 'Receive Error' on the XGMII. The count represented by an instance of this object is incremented at most once per carrier event, even if multiple symbol errors occur during the carrier event. This count does not increment if a collision is present. This counter is a 64 bit version of dot3StatsSymbolErrors. It should be used on interfaces operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at re-initialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifCounterDiscontinuityTime." REFERENCE "[IEEE 802.3 Std.], 30.3.2.1.5, aSymbolErrorDuringCarrier." ::= { dot3HCStatsEntry 6 } -- 802.3 Tests dot3Tests OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { dot3 6 } Flick Standards Track [Page 44]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3Errors OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { dot3 7 } -- TDR Test dot3TestTdr OBJECT-IDENTITY STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS IDENTITY IS DEPRECATED ******* The Time-Domain Reflectometry (TDR) test is specific to ethernet-like interfaces of type 10Base5 and 10Base2. The TDR value may be useful in determining the approximate distance to a cable fault. It is advisable to repeat this test to check for a consistent resulting TDR value, to verify that there is a fault. A TDR test returns as its result the time interval, measured in 10 MHz ticks or 100 nsec units, between the start of TDR test transmission and the subsequent detection of a collision or deassertion of carrier. On successful completion of a TDR test, the result is stored as the value of an appropriate instance of an appropriate vendor specific MIB object, and the OBJECT IDENTIFIER of that instance is stored in the appropriate instance of the appropriate test result code object (thereby indicating where the result has been stored). This object identity has been deprecated, since the ifTestTable in the IF-MIB was deprecated, and there is no longer a standard mechanism for initiating an interface test. This left no standard way of using this object identity." ::= { dot3Tests 1 } -- Loopback Test dot3TestLoopBack OBJECT-IDENTITY STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS IDENTITY IS DEPRECATED ******* This test configures the MAC chip and executes an internal loopback test of memory, data paths, and the MAC chip logic. This loopback test can only be executed if the interface is offline. Once the test has completed, the MAC chip should Flick Standards Track [Page 45]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 be reinitialized for network operation, but it should remain offline. If an error occurs during a test, the appropriate test result object will be set to indicate a failure. The two OBJECT IDENTIFIER values dot3ErrorInitError and dot3ErrorLoopbackError may be used to provided more information as values for an appropriate test result code object. This object identity has been deprecated, since the ifTestTable in the IF-MIB was deprecated, and there is no longer a standard mechanism for initiating an interface test. This left no standard way of using this object identity." ::= { dot3Tests 2 } dot3ErrorInitError OBJECT-IDENTITY STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS IDENTITY IS DEPRECATED ******* Couldn't initialize MAC chip for test. This object identity has been deprecated, since the ifTestTable in the IF-MIB was deprecated, and there is no longer a standard mechanism for initiating an interface test. This left no standard way of using this object identity." ::= { dot3Errors 1 } dot3ErrorLoopbackError OBJECT-IDENTITY STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS IDENTITY IS DEPRECATED ******* Expected data not received (or not received correctly) in loopback test. This object identity has been deprecated, since the ifTestTable in the IF-MIB was deprecated, and there is no longer a standard mechanism for initiating an interface test. This left no standard way of using this object identity." ::= { dot3Errors 2 } -- { dot3 8 }, the dot3ChipSets tree, is defined in [RFC2666] -- conformance information Flick Standards Track [Page 46]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 etherConformance OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { etherMIB 2 } etherGroups OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { etherConformance 1 } etherCompliances OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { etherConformance 2 } -- compliance statements etherCompliance MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS COMPLIANCE IS DEPRECATED ******** The compliance statement for managed network entities which have ethernet-like network interfaces. This compliance is deprecated and replaced by dot3Compliance." MODULE -- this module MANDATORY-GROUPS { etherStatsGroup } GROUP etherCollisionTableGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is optional. It is appropriate for all systems which have the necessary metering. Implementation in such systems is highly recommended." ::= { etherCompliances 1 } ether100MbsCompliance MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS COMPLIANCE IS DEPRECATED ******** The compliance statement for managed network entities which have 100 Mb/sec ethernet-like network interfaces. This compliance is deprecated and replaced by dot3Compliance." MODULE -- this module MANDATORY-GROUPS { etherStats100MbsGroup } GROUP etherCollisionTableGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is optional. It is appropriate for all systems which have the necessary metering. Implementation in such systems is highly recommended." ::= { etherCompliances 2 } Flick Standards Track [Page 47]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3Compliance MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "******** THIS COMPLIANCE IS DEPRECATED ******** The compliance statement for managed network entities which have ethernet-like network interfaces. This compliance is deprecated and replaced by dot3Compliance2." MODULE -- this module MANDATORY-GROUPS { etherStatsBaseGroup } GROUP etherDuplexGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating in full-duplex mode. It is highly recommended for all ethernet-like network interfaces." GROUP etherStatsLowSpeedGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at 10 Mb/s or slower in half-duplex mode." GROUP etherStatsHighSpeedGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at 100 Mb/s or faster." GROUP etherControlGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces that support the MAC Control sublayer." GROUP etherControlPauseGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces that support the MAC Control PAUSE function." GROUP etherCollisionTableGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is optional. It is appropriate for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating in half-duplex mode and have the necessary metering. Implementation in systems with Flick Standards Track [Page 48]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 such interfaces is highly recommended." ::= { etherCompliances 3 } dot3Compliance2 MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The compliance statement for managed network entities which have ethernet-like network interfaces. Note that compliance with this MIB module requires compliance with the ifCompliance3 MODULE-COMPLIANCE statement of the IF-MIB (RFC2863). In addition, compliance with this MIB module requires compliance with the mauModIfCompl3 MODULE-COMPLIANCE statement of the MAU-MIB (RFC3636)." MODULE -- this module MANDATORY-GROUPS { etherStatsBaseGroup2 } GROUP etherDuplexGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating in full-duplex mode. It is highly recommended for all ethernet-like network interfaces." GROUP etherRateControlGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at speeds faster than 1000 Mb/s. It is highly recommended for all ethernet-like network interfaces." GROUP etherStatsLowSpeedGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at 10 Mb/s or slower in half-duplex mode." GROUP etherStatsHighSpeedGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at 100 Mb/s or faster." GROUP etherStatsHalfDuplexGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are Flick Standards Track [Page 49]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 capable of operating in half-duplex mode." GROUP etherHCStatsGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at 10 Gb/s or faster. It is recommended for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating at 1000 Mb/s or faster." GROUP etherControlGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces that support the MAC Control sublayer." GROUP etherHCControlGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces that support the MAC Control sublayer and are capable of operating at 10 Gb/s or faster." GROUP etherControlPauseGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces that support the MAC Control PAUSE function." GROUP etherHCControlPauseGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory for all ethernet-like network interfaces that support the MAC Control PAUSE function and are capable of operating at 10 Gb/s or faster." GROUP etherCollisionTableGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is optional. It is appropriate for all ethernet-like network interfaces which are capable of operating in half-duplex mode and have the necessary metering. Implementation in systems with such interfaces is highly recommended." ::= { etherCompliances 4 } -- units of conformance etherStatsGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsIndex, dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, dot3StatsFCSErrors, Flick Standards Track [Page 50]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsSQETestErrors, dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors, dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors, dot3StatsFrameTooLongs, dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors, dot3StatsEtherChipSet } STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "********* THIS GROUP IS DEPRECATED ********** A collection of objects providing information applicable to all ethernet-like network interfaces. This object group has been deprecated and replaced by etherStatsBaseGroup and etherStatsLowSpeedGroup." ::= { etherGroups 1 } etherCollisionTableGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3CollFrequencies } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing a histogram of packets successfully transmitted after experiencing exactly N collisions." ::= { etherGroups 2 } etherStats100MbsGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsIndex, dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, dot3StatsFCSErrors, dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors, dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors, dot3StatsFrameTooLongs, dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors, dot3StatsEtherChipSet, dot3StatsSymbolErrors Flick Standards Track [Page 51]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 } STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "********* THIS GROUP IS DEPRECATED ********** A collection of objects providing information applicable to 100 Mb/sec ethernet-like network interfaces. This object group has been deprecated and replaced by etherStatsBaseGroup and etherStatsHighSpeedGroup." ::= { etherGroups 3 } etherStatsBaseGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsIndex, dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, dot3StatsFCSErrors, dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors, dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors, dot3StatsFrameTooLongs, dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors } STATUS deprecated DESCRIPTION "********* THIS GROUP IS DEPRECATED ********** A collection of objects providing information applicable to all ethernet-like network interfaces. This object group has been deprecated and replaced by etherStatsBaseGroup2 and etherStatsHalfDuplexGroup, to separate objects which must be implemented by all ethernet-like network interfaces from objects that need only be implemented on ethernet-like network interfaces that are capable of half-duplex operation." ::= { etherGroups 4 } etherStatsLowSpeedGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsSQETestErrors } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information Flick Standards Track [Page 52]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 applicable to ethernet-like network interfaces capable of operating at 10 Mb/s or slower in half-duplex mode." ::= { etherGroups 5 } etherStatsHighSpeedGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsSymbolErrors } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information applicable to ethernet-like network interfaces capable of operating at 100 Mb/s or faster." ::= { etherGroups 6 } etherDuplexGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsDuplexStatus } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information about the duplex mode of an ethernet-like network interface." ::= { etherGroups 7 } etherControlGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3ControlFunctionsSupported, dot3ControlInUnknownOpcodes } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information about the MAC Control sublayer on ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 8 } etherControlPauseGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3PauseAdminMode, dot3PauseOperMode, dot3InPauseFrames, dot3OutPauseFrames } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information about and control of the MAC Control PAUSE function on ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 9 } etherStatsBaseGroup2 OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsIndex, dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, dot3StatsFCSErrors, dot3StatsInternalMacTransmitErrors, Flick Standards Track [Page 53]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 dot3StatsFrameTooLongs, dot3StatsInternalMacReceiveErrors } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information applicable to all ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 10 } etherStatsHalfDuplexGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information applicable only to half-duplex ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 11 } etherHCStatsGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3HCStatsAlignmentErrors, dot3HCStatsFCSErrors, dot3HCStatsInternalMacTransmitErrors, dot3HCStatsFrameTooLongs, dot3HCStatsInternalMacReceiveErrors, dot3HCStatsSymbolErrors } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing high-capacity statistics applicable to higher-speed ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 12 } etherHCControlGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3HCControlInUnknownOpcodes } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing high-capacity statistics for the MAC Control sublayer on higher-speed ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 13 } etherHCControlPauseGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3HCInPauseFrames, dot3HCOutPauseFrames Flick Standards Track [Page 54]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing high-capacity statistics for the MAC Control PAUSE function on higher-speed ethernet-like network interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 14 } etherRateControlGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { dot3StatsRateControlAbility, dot3StatsRateControlStatus } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects providing information about the Rate Control function on ethernet-like interfaces." ::= { etherGroups 15 } END 5. Intellectual Property Statement The IETF takes no position regarding the validity or scope of any intellectual property or other rights that might be claimed to pertain to the implementation or use of the technology described in this document or the extent to which any license under such rights might or might not be available; neither does it represent that it has made any effort to identify any such rights. Information on the IETF's procedures with respect to rights in standards-track and standards-related documentation can be found in BCP-11. Copies of claims of rights made available for publication and any assurances of licenses to be made available, or the result of an attempt made to obtain a general license or permission for the use of such proprietary rights by implementors or users of this specification can be obtained from the IETF Secretariat. The IETF invites any interested party to bring to its attention any copyrights, patents or patent applications, or other proprietary rights which may cover technology that may be required to practice this standard. Please address the information to the IETF Executive Director. Flick Standards Track [Page 55]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 6. Acknowledgements This document was produced by the IETF Ethernet Interfaces and Hub MIB Working Group, whose efforts were greatly advanced by the contributions of the following people: Ran Atkinson Mike Ayers Mike Heard Jeffrey Johnson Lynn Kubinec Kam Lam Kerry McDonald Steve McRobert K.C. Norseth Dan Romascanu Randy Presuhn Andrew Smith Kaj Tesink Geoff Thompson This document is based on the Proposed Standard Ethernet MIB, RFC 2665 [RFC2665], edited by John Flick of Hewlett-Packard and Jeffrey Johnson of RedBack Networks and produced by the Ethernet Interfaces and Hub MIB Working Group. It extends that document by providing support for 10 Gb/s Ethernet interfaces as defined in [IEEE802.3ae]. RFC 2665, in turn, is based on the Proposed Standard Ethernet MIB, RFC 2358 [RFC2358], edited by John Flick of Hewlett-Packard and Jeffrey Johnson of RedBack Networks and produced by the 802.3 Hub MIB Working Group. It extends that document by providing support for full-duplex Ethernet interfaces and 1000 Mb/sec Ethernet interfaces as outlined in [IEEE802.3]. RFC 2358, in turn, is almost completely based on both the Standard Ethernet MIB, RFC 1643 [RFC1643], and the Proposed Standard Ethernet MIB using the SNMPv2 SMI, RFC 1650 [RFC1650], both of which were edited by Frank Kastenholz of FTP Software and produced by the Interfaces MIB Working Group. RFC 2358 extends those documents by providing support for 100 Mb/sec ethernet interfaces. RFC 1643 and RFC 1650, in turn, are based on the Draft Standard Ethernet MIB, RFC 1398 [RFC1398], also edited by Frank Kastenholz and produced by the Ethernet MIB Working Group. Flick Standards Track [Page 56]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 RFC 1398, in turn, is based on the Proposed Standard Ethernet MIB, RFC 1284 [RFC1284], which was edited by John Cook of Chipcom and produced by the Transmission MIB Working Group. The Ethernet MIB Working Group gathered implementation experience of the variables specified in RFC 1284, documented that experience in RFC 1369 [RFC1369], and used that information to develop this revised MIB. RFC 1284, in turn, is based on a document written by Frank Kastenholz, then of Interlan, entitled IEEE 802.3 Layer Management Draft M compatible MIB for TCP/IP Networks [KASTEN]. This document was modestly reworked, initially by the SNMP Working Group, and then by the Transmission Working Group, to reflect the current conventions for defining objects for MIB interfaces. James Davin, of the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, and Keith McCloghrie of Hughes LAN Systems, contributed to later drafts of this memo. Marshall Rose of Performance Systems International, Inc. converted the document into RFC 1212 [RFC1212] concise format. Anil Rijsinghani of DEC contributed text that more adequately describes the TDR test. Thanks to Frank Kastenholz of Interlan and Louis Steinberg of IBM for their experimentation. 7. Normative References [RFC2119] Bradner, S., "Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirements Levels", BCP 14, RFC 2119, March 1997. [RFC2578] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., Schoenwaelder, J., Case, J., Rose, M. and S. Waldbusser, "Structure of Management Information Version 2 (SMIv2)", STD 58, RFC 2578, April 1999. [RFC2579] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., Schoenwaelder, J., Case, J., Rose, M. and S. Waldbusser, "Textual Conventions for SMIv2", STD 58, RFC 2579, April 1999. [RFC2580] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., Schoenwaelder, J., Case, J., Rose, M. and S. Waldbusser, "Conformance Statements for SMIv2", STD 58, RFC 2580, April 1999. [RFC2863] McCloghrie, K. and F. Kastenholz, "The Interfaces Group MIB using SMIv2", RFC 2863, June 2000. [IEEE802.3] IEEE, IEEE Std 802.3, 2002 Edition: "Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD) Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications", March 2002. Flick Standards Track [Page 57]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 [IEEE802.3ae] IEEE, IEEE Std 802.3ae-2002, "Amendment: Media Access Control (MAC) Parameters, Physical Layers, and Management Parameters for 10 Gb/s Operation", August, 2002. [RFC3636] Flick, J., "Definitions of Managed Objects for IEEE 802.3 Medium Attachment Units (MAUs) using SMIv2", RFC 3636, September 2003. 8. Informative References [RFC1212] Rose, M. and K. McCloghrie, Editors, "Concise MIB Definitions", STD 16, RFC 1212, March 1991. [RFC1213] McCloghrie, K. and M. Rose, Editors, "Management Information Base for Network Management of TCP/IP-based internets: MIB-II", STD 17, RFC 1213, March 1991. [RFC1284] Cook, J., "Definitions of Managed Objects for Ethernet-Like Interface Types", RFC 1284, December 1991. [RFC1369] Kastenholz, F., "Implementation Notes and Experience for The Internet Ethernet MIB", RFC 1369, October 1992. [RFC1398] Kastenholz, F., "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types", RFC 1398, January 1993. [RFC1643] Kastenholz, F., "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types", STD 50, RFC 1643, July 1994. [RFC1650] Kastenholz, F., "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types using SMIv2", RFC 1650, August 1994. [RFC2358] Flick, J. and J. Johnson, "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types", RFC 2358, June 1998. [RFC2665] Flick, J. and J. Johnson, "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet-like Interface Types", RFC 2665, August 1999. [RFC2666] Flick, J., "Definitions of Object Identifiers for Identifying Ethernet Chip Sets", RFC 2666, August 1999. Flick Standards Track [Page 58]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 [RFC3410] Case, J., Mundy, R., Partain, D. and B. Stewart, "Introduction and Applicability Statements for Internet-Standard Network Management Framework", RFC 3410, December 2002. [CASE] Case, J., and C. Partridge, "Case Diagrams: A First Step to Diagrammed Management Information Bases", Computer Communications Review, 19(1):13-16, January 1989. [RFC3637] Heard, C., "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Ethernet WAN Interface Sublayer", RFC 3637, September 2003. [KASTEN] Kastenholz, F., "IEEE 802.3 Layer Management Draft compatible MIB for TCP/IP Networks", electronic mail message to mib-wg@nnsc.nsf.net, 9 June 1989. 9. Security Considerations There is one management object defined in this MIB that has a MAX- ACCESS clause of read-write. That object, dot3PauseAdminMode, may be used to change the flow control configuration on a network interface, which may result in dropped packets, or sending flow control packets on links where the link partner will not understand them. Either action could be detrimental to network performance. Such objects may be considered sensitive or vulnerable in some network environments. The support for SET operations in a non-secure environment without proper protection can have a negative effect on network operations. Some of the readable objects in this MIB module (i.e., objects with a MAX-ACCESS other than not-accessible) may be considered sensitive or vulnerable in some network environments. In particular, the dot3StatsEtherChipSet object may be considered sensitive in many environments, since it would allow an intruder to obtain information about which vendor's equipment is in use on the network. Note that this object has been deprecated. However, some implementors may still choose to implement it for backwards compatability. Most of the objects in this MIB module contain statistical information about particular network links. In some network environments, this information may be considered sensitive. Flick Standards Track [Page 59]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 It is thus important to control even GET and/or NOTIFY access to these objects and possibly to even encrypt the values of these objects when sending them over the network via SNMP. SNMP versions prior to SNMPv3 did not include adequate security. Even if the network itself is secure (for example by using IPSec), even then, there is no control as to who on the secure network is allowed to access and GET/SET (read/change/create/delete) the objects in this MIB module. It is recommended that the implementors consider the security features as provided by the SNMPv3 framework (see [RFC3410], section 8), including full support for the SNMPv3 cryptographic mechanisms (for authentication and privacy). Furthermore, deployment of SNMP versions prior to SNMPv3 is NOT RECOMMENDED. Instead, it is RECOMMENDED to deploy SNMPv3 and to enable cryptographic security. It is then a customer/operator responsibility to ensure that the SNMP entity giving access to an instance of this MIB module is properly configured to give access to the objects only to those principals (users) that have legitimate rights to indeed GET or SET (change/create/delete) them. 10. IANA Considerations This document does not define any new name space to be administered by IANA. However, section 3.2.4 does specify that some of the defined values in a current IANA-maintained name space are to be marked as deprecated or obsolete. In particular, the following enumerated values in the IANAifType TEXTUAL-CONVENTION in the IANAifType-MIB module have had an ASN.1 comment added by IANA stating that they have been deprecated: - iso88032Csmacd(7) - starLan(11) In addition, the following enumerated values have had an ASN.1 comment added by IANA stating that they are obsolete: - fastEther(62) - fastEtherFX(69) - gigabitEthernet(117) In all of the above cases, the ASN.1 comment indicates that ethernetCsmacd(6) should be used instead of these values. Flick Standards Track [Page 60]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 A. Change Log A.1. Changes since RFC 2665 This section enumerates changes made to RFC 2665 to produce this document. (1) Updated references to the IEEE 802.3 standard to refer to the 2002 edition. (2) Added reference to IEEE 802.3ae-2002. (3) Updated WG e-mail address. (4) The following DESCRIPTION clauses have been updated to reflect behaviour on 10 Gb/s interfaces: dot3StatsAlignmentErrors and dot3StatsSymbolErrors. (5) The following objects have been added for management of the Rate Control function in WAN applications of ethernet: dot3StatsRateControlAbility and dot3StatsRateControlStatus. (6) The following 64-bit counters have been added to support operation on high-speed ethernet interfaces: dot3HCControlInUnknownOpcodes, dot3HCInPauseFrames, dot3HCOutPauseFrames, dot3HCStatsAlignmentErrors, dot3HCStatsFCSErrors, dot3HCStatsFrameTooLongs, dot3HCStatsInternalMacTransmitErrors, dot3HCStatsInternalMacReceiveErrors, dot3HCStatsSymbolErrors (7) Object groups and compliances have been added to contain the new objects. (8) The MODULE-IDENTITY clause has been updated to reflect the changes in the MIB module. (9) Use of the various ifType values for ethernet has been clarified to emphasize that all ethernet-like interfaces must use the ethernetCsmacd ifType. (10) Several clarifications were made to the section on the mapping of the Interface MIB objects to ethernet. (11) MIB boilerplate in section 2 has been updated to the latest approved text. Flick Standards Track [Page 61]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 A.2. Changes between RFC 2358 and RFC 2665 This section enumerates changes made to RFC 2358 to produce RFC 2665. (1) Section 2 has been replaced with the current SNMP Management Framework boilerplate. (2) The ifMtu mapping has been clarified. (3) The relationship between the IEEE 802.3 octet counters and the IF-MIB octet counters has been clarified. (4) REFERENCE clauses have been updated to reflect the actual IEEE 802.3 managed object that each MIB object is based on. (5) The following object DESCRIPTION clauses have been updated to reflect that they do not increment in full-duplex mode: dot3StatsSingleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsMultipleCollisionFrames, dot3StatsSQETestErrors, dot3StatsDeferredTransmissions, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsExcessiveCollisions, dot3StatsCarrierSenseErrors, dot3CollFrequencies. (6) The following object DESCRIPTION clauses have been updated to reflect behaviour on full-duplex and 1000 Mb/s interfaces: dot3StatsAlignmentErrors, dot3StatsFCSErrors, dot3StatsSQETestErrors, dot3StatsLateCollisions, dot3StatsSymbolErrors. (7) Two new tables, dot3ControlTable and dot3PauseTable, have been added. (8) A new object, dot3StatsDuplexStatus, has been added. (9) The object groups and compliances have been restructured. (10) The dot3StatsEtherChipSet object has been deprecated. (11) The dot3ChipSets have been moved to a separate document. A.3. Changes between RFC 1650 and RFC 2358 This section enumerates changes made to RFC 1650 to produce RFC 2358. (1) The MODULE-IDENTITY has been updated to reflect the changes in the MIB. Flick Standards Track [Page 62]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 (2) A new object, dot3StatsSymbolErrors, has been added. (3) The definition of the object dot3StatsIndex has been converted to use the SMIv2 OBJECT-TYPE macro. (4) A new conformance group, etherStats100MbsGroup, has been added. (5) A new compliance statement, ether100MbsCompliance, has been added. (6) The Acknowledgements were extended to provide a more complete history of the origin of this document. (7) The discussion of ifType has been expanded. (8) A section on mapping of Interfaces MIB objects has been added. (9) A section defining the relationship of this MIB to the MAU MIB has been added. (10) A section on the mapping of IEEE 802.3 managed objects to this MIB and the Interfaces MIB has been added. (11) Converted the dot3Tests, dot3Errors, and dot3ChipSets OIDs to use the OBJECT-IDENTITY macro. (12) Added to the list of registered dot3ChipSets. (13) An intellectual property notice and copyright notice were added, as required by RFC 2026. Author's Address John Flick Hewlett-Packard Company 8000 Foothills Blvd. M/S 5557 Roseville, CA 95747-5557 Phone: +1 916 785 4018 EMail: johnf@rose.hp.com Flick Standards Track [Page 63]
RFC 3635 Ethernet-Like MIB September 2003 Full Copyright Statement Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003). All Rights Reserved. This document and translations of it may be copied and furnished to others, and derivative works that comment on or otherwise explain it or assist in its implementation may be prepared, copied, published and distributed, in whole or in part, without restriction of any kind, provided that the above copyright notice and this paragraph are included on all such copies and derivative works. However, this document itself may not be modified in any way, such as by removing the copyright notice or references to the Internet Society or other Internet organizations, except as needed for the purpose of developing Internet standards in which case the procedures for copyrights defined in the Internet Standards process must be followed, or as required to translate it into languages other than English. The limited permissions granted above are perpetual and will not be revoked by the Internet Society or its successors or assignees. This document and the information contained herein is provided on an "AS IS" basis and THE INTERNET SOCIETY AND THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF THE INFORMATION HEREIN WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Acknowledgement Funding for the RFC Editor function is currently provided by the Internet Society. Flick Standards Track [Page 64]

   

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