[strongSwan-dev] SNMP and Strongswan
Gerd v. Egidy
lists at egidy.de
Wed Mar 4 18:37:54 CET 2015
> As it turns out, I am accustomed to IETF work (RFC-1048 and RFC-1051) though
> it’s been a while, obviously. I was on the MIB WG back in the 90’s, and
> worked on the IGMP MIB and an XNS MIB that died a slow death (the writing
> was on the wall back then that everything was converging on IP anyway).
good to know.
> I’ll need to ask my employer if I can throw the cycles at this.
If you plan to go that route, I'd suggest that you do a comprehensive research
about all the vendor specific MIBs that are out there before you start
designing your own.
> We could always come up with a generic enough MIB of our own, implement it,
> and then try to argue it with the IETF… and if it gets approved, it’s a
> simple matter to change the root of the OID tree to the IANA assigned
Most probably there will be some improvements / changes due to comments from
other WG members. Depending on the level of these changes you'll have to do
more or less adaption work on the implementation for Strongswan.
So I guess creating the Strongswan implementation first and doing the RFC later
will result in more work. But you'll gain faster results and practical user
experience with the proposed MIB.
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