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RFC 4369
Definitions of Managed Objects for Internet Fibre Channel Protocol (iFCP).
K. Gibbons, C. Monia, J. Tseng, F. Travostino. January 2006.

 
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Network Working Group K. Gibbons Request for Comments: 4369 McDATA Corporation Category: Standards Track C. Monia Consultant J. Tseng Riverbed Technology F. Travostino Nortel January 2006 Definitions of Managed Objects for Internet Fibre Channel Protocol (iFCP) 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 (2006). Abstract The iFCP protocol (RFC 4172) provides Fibre Channel fabric functionality on an IP network in which TCP/IP switching and routing elements replace Fibre Channel components. The iFCP protocol is used between iFCP Gateways. This document provides a mechanism to monitor and control iFCP Gateway instances, and their associated sessions, using SNMP. Table of Contents 1. The Internet-Standard Management Framework ......................2 2. Introduction ....................................................2 3. Technical Description ...........................................3 4. MIB Definition ..................................................4 5. IANA Considerations ............................................25 6. Security Considerations ........................................25 7. Normative References ...........................................26 8. Informative References .........................................27 Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 1. 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]. 2. Introduction The iFCP protocol can be used by FC-to-IP-based storage gateways for Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) storage interconnects. Figure 1 provides an example of an interconnect between iFCP gateways. Gateway Region Gateway Region +--------+ +--------+ +--------+ +--------+ | FC | | FC | | FC | | FC | | Device | | Device | | Device | | Device | Fibre |........| |........| FC |........| |........| Channel | N_PORT | | N_PORT |<.........>| N_PORT | | N_PORT | Device +---+----+ +---+----+ Traffic +----+---+ +----+---+ Domain | | | | ^ +---+----+ +---+----+ +----+---+ +----+---+ | | F_PORT | | F_PORT | | F_PORT | | F_PORT | | =+========+==+========+===========+========+==+========+========== | iFCP Layer |<--------->| iFCP Layer | | |....................| ^ |....................| | | iFCP Portal | | | iFCP Portal | v +--------+-----------+ | +----------+---------+ IP iFCP|Gateway Control iFCP|Gateway Network | Data | | | | | |<------Encapsulated Frames------->| | +------------------+ | | | | | +------+ IP Network +--------+ | | +------------------+ Figure 1: Interconnect between iFCP Gateways Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 2]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 The iFCP MIB Module is designed to allow SNMP to be used to monitor and manage local iFCP gateway instances, including the configuration of iFCP sessions between gateways. 3. Technical Description The iFCP MIB Module is divided into sections for iFCP local gateway instance management, iFCP session management, and iFCP session statistics. The section for iFCP gateway management provides default settings and information about each local instance. A single management entity can monitor multiple local gateway instances. Each local gateway is conceptually an independent gateway that has both Fibre Channel and IP interfaces. The default IP Time Out Value (IP_TOV) is configurable for each gateway. Other standard MIBs, such as the Fibre Management MIB [RFC4044] or Interfaces Group MIB [RFC2863], can be used to manage non-iFCP-specific gateway parameters. The local gateway instance section provides iFCP-specific information as well as optional links to other standard management MIBs. The iFCP session management section provides information on iFCP sessions that use one of the local iFCP gateway instances. This section allows the management of specific iFCP parameters, including changing the IP_TOV from the default setting of the gateway. The iFCP session statistics section provides statistical information on the iFCP sessions that use one of the local iFCP gateways. These tables augment the session management table. Additional statistical information for an iFCP gateway or session, that is not iFCP-specific, can be obtained using other standard MIBs. The iFCP statistics are provided in both standard and low-capacity (counter32) methods. The following MIB module imports from RMON2-MIB [RFC2021], SNMPv2-SMI [RFC2578], SNMPv2-TC [RFC2579], SNMPv2-CONF [RFC2580], HCNUM-TC [RFC2856], IF-MIB [RFC2863], SNMP-FRAMEWORK-MIB [RFC3411], INET- ADDRESS-MIB [RFC4001], FC-MGMT-MIB [RFC4044], and ENTITY-MIB (v3) [RFC4133]. Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 3]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 4. MIB Definition IFCP-MGMT-MIB DEFINITIONS ::= BEGIN IMPORTS MODULE-IDENTITY, OBJECT-TYPE, Gauge32, Integer32, Unsigned32, transmission FROM SNMPv2-SMI OBJECT-GROUP, MODULE-COMPLIANCE FROM SNMPv2-CONF TEXTUAL-CONVENTION, TimeStamp, TruthValue, StorageType FROM SNMPv2-TC -- From RFC 2021 ZeroBasedCounter32 FROM RMON2-MIB -- From RFC 2856 ZeroBasedCounter64 FROM HCNUM-TC -- From RFC 2863 InterfaceIndexOrZero FROM IF-MIB -- From RFC 3411 SnmpAdminString FROM SNMP-FRAMEWORK-MIB -- From RFC 4001 InetAddressType, InetAddress, InetPortNumber FROM INET-ADDRESS-MIB -- From RFC 4044 FcNameIdOrZero, FcAddressIdOrZero Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 4]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 FROM FC-MGMT-MIB -- From RFC 4133 PhysicalIndexOrZero FROM ENTITY-MIB ; ifcpMgmtMIB MODULE-IDENTITY LAST-UPDATED "200601170000Z" ORGANIZATION "IETF IPS Working Group" CONTACT-INFO " Attn: Kevin Gibbons McDATA Corporation 4555 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA 95054-1208 USA Phone: (408) 567-5765 EMail: kevin.gibbons@mcdata.com Charles Monia Consultant 7553 Morevern Circle San Jose, CA 95135 USA EMail: charles_monia@yahoo.com Josh Tseng Riverbed Technology 501 2nd Street, Suite 410 San Francisco, CA 94107 USA Phone: (650) 274-2109 EMail: joshtseng@yahoo.com Franco Travostino Nortel 600 Technology Park Drive Billerica, MA 01821 USA Phone: (978) 288-7708 EMail: travos@nortel.com" DESCRIPTION "This module defines management information specific to internet Fibre Channel Protocol (iFCP) gateway management. Copyright (C) The Internet Society 2006. This version of this MIB module is part of RFC 4369; see the RFC itself for full legal notices." REVISION "200601170000Z" DESCRIPTION Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 5]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 "Initial version of iFCP Management Module. This MIB published as RFC 4369." ::= { transmission 230 } -- -- Textual Conventions -- IfcpIpTOVorZero ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION DISPLAY-HINT "d" STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The maximum propagation delay, in seconds, for an encapsulated FC frame to traverse the IP network. A value of 0 implies fibre channel frame lifetime limits will not be enforced." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..3600) IfcpLTIorZero ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION DISPLAY-HINT "d" STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value for the Liveness Test Interval (LTI) being used in an iFCP connection, in seconds. A value of 0 implies no Liveness Test Interval will be used." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..65535) IfcpSessionStates ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value for an iFCP session state." SYNTAX INTEGER {down(1), openPending(2), open(3)} IfcpAddressMode ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The values for iFCP Address Translation Mode." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" SYNTAX INTEGER {addressTransparent(1), addressTranslation(2)} -- -- Internet Fibre Channel Protocol (iFCP) -- ifcpGatewayObjects OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {ifcpMgmtMIB 1} ifcpGatewayConformance OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {ifcpMgmtMIB 2} Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 6]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 -- -- Local iFCP Gateway Instance Information ================== -- ifcpLclGatewayInfo OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {ifcpGatewayObjects 1} ifcpLclGtwyInstTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF IfcpLclGtwyInstEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Information about all local iFCP Gateway instances that can be monitored and controlled. This table contains an entry for each local iFCP Gateway instance that is being managed." ::= {ifcpLclGatewayInfo 1} ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpLclGtwyInstEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry in the local iFCP Gateway Instance table. Parameters and settings for the gateway are found here." INDEX { ifcpLclGtwyInstIndex } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstTable 1} IfcpLclGtwyInstEntry ::= SEQUENCE { ifcpLclGtwyInstIndex Unsigned32, ifcpLclGtwyInstPhyIndex PhysicalIndexOrZero, ifcpLclGtwyInstVersionMin Unsigned32, ifcpLclGtwyInstVersionMax Unsigned32, ifcpLclGtwyInstAddrTransMode IfcpAddressMode, ifcpLclGtwyInstFcBrdcstSupport TruthValue, ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultIpTOV IfcpIpTOVorZero, ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultLTInterval IfcpLTIorZero, ifcpLclGtwyInstDescr SnmpAdminString, ifcpLclGtwyInstNumActiveSessions Gauge32, ifcpLclGtwyInstStorageType StorageType } ifcpLclGtwyInstIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (1..2147483647) MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An arbitrary integer value to uniquely identify this iFCP Gateway from other local Gateway instances." Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 7]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 1} ifcpLclGtwyInstPhyIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX PhysicalIndexOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An index indicating the location of this local gateway within a larger entity, if one exists. If supported, this is the entPhysicalIndex from the Entity MIB (Version 3), for this iFCP Gateway. If not supported, or if not related to a physical entity, then the value of this object is 0." REFERENCE "Entity MIB (Version 3)" ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 2} ifcpLclGtwyInstVersionMin OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..255) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The minimum iFCP protocol version supported by the local iFCP gateway instance." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 3} ifcpLclGtwyInstVersionMax OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..255) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The maximum iFCP protocol version supported by the local iFCP gateway instance." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 4} ifcpLclGtwyInstAddrTransMode OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpAddressMode MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The local iFCP gateway operating mode. Changing this value may cause existing sessions to be disrupted." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" DEFVAL { addressTranslation } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 5} ifcpLclGtwyInstFcBrdcstSupport OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 8]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Whether the local iFCP gateway supports FC Broadcast. Changing this value may cause existing sessions to be disrupted." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" DEFVAL { false } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 6} ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultIpTOV OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpIpTOVorZero MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The default IP_TOV used for iFCP sessions at this gateway. This is the default maximum propagation delay that will be used for an iFCP session. The value can be changed on a per-session basis. The valid range is 0 - 3600 seconds. A value of 0 implies that fibre channel frame lifetime limits will not be enforced." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" DEFVAL { 6 } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 7} ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultLTInterval OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpLTIorZero MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The default Liveness Test Interval (LTI), in seconds, used for iFCP sessions at this gateway. This is the default value for an iFCP session and can be changed on a per-session basis. The valid range is 0 - 65535 seconds. A value of 0 implies no Liveness Test Interval will be performed on a session." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" DEFVAL { 10 } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 8} ifcpLclGtwyInstDescr OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SnmpAdminString (SIZE (0..64)) MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A user-entered description for this iFCP Gateway." DEFVAL { "" } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 9} Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 9]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ifcpLclGtwyInstNumActiveSessions OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Gauge32 (0..4294967295) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The current total number of iFCP sessions in the open or open-pending state." ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 10} ifcpLclGtwyInstStorageType OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX StorageType MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The storage type for this row. Parameter values defined for a gateway are usually non-volatile, but may be volatile or permanent in some configurations. If permanent, then the following parameters must have read-write access: ifcpLclGtwyInstAddrTransMode, ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultIpTOV, and ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultLTInterval." DEFVAL { nonVolatile } ::= {ifcpLclGtwyInstEntry 11} -- -- iFCP N Port Session Information ============================ -- ifcpNportSessionInfo OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {ifcpGatewayObjects 2} ifcpSessionAttributesTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF IfcpSessionAttributesEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An iFCP session consists of the pair of N_PORTs comprising the session endpoints joined by a single TCP/IP connection. This table provides information on each iFCP session currently using a local iFCP Gateway instance. iFCP sessions are created and removed by the iFCP Gateway instances, which are reflected in this table." ::= {ifcpNportSessionInfo 1} ifcpSessionAttributesEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpSessionAttributesEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 10]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Each entry contains information about one iFCP session consisting of a pair of N_PORTs joined by a single TCP/IP connection. This table's INDEX includes ifcpLclGtwyInstIndex, which identifies the local iFCP Gateway instance that created the session for the entry. Soon after an entry is created in this table for an iFCP session, it will correspond to an entry in the tcpConnectionTable of the TCP-MIB (RFC 4022). The corresponding entry might represent a preexisting TCP connection, or it might be a newly-created entry. (Note that if IPv4 is being used, an entry in RFC 2012's tcpConnTable may also correspond.) The values of ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddrType and ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddrType in this table and the values of tcpConnectionLocalAddressType and tcpConnectionRemAddressType used as INDEX values for the corresponding entry in the tcpConnectionTable should be the same; this makes it simpler to locate a session's TCP connection in the TCP-MIB. (Of course, all four values need to be 'ipv4' if there's a corresponding entry in the tcpConnTable.) If an entry is created in this table for a session, prior to knowing which local and/or remote port numbers will be used for the TCP connection, then ifcpSessionLclPrtlTcpPort and/or ifcpSessionRmtPrtlTcpPort have the value zero until such time as they can be updated to the port numbers (to be) used for the connection. (Thus, a port value of zero should not be used to locate a session's TCP connection in the TCP-MIB.) When the TCP connection terminates, the entry in the tcpConnectionTable and the entry in this table both get deleted (and, if applicable, so does the entry in the tcpConnTable)." INDEX { ifcpLclGtwyInstIndex, ifcpSessionIndex } ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesTable 1} IfcpSessionAttributesEntry ::= SEQUENCE { ifcpSessionIndex Integer32, ifcpSessionLclPrtlIfIndex InterfaceIndexOrZero, ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddrType InetAddressType, ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddr InetAddress, ifcpSessionLclPrtlTcpPort InetPortNumber, ifcpSessionLclNpWwun FcNameIdOrZero, ifcpSessionLclNpFcid FcAddressIdOrZero, ifcpSessionRmtNpWwun FcNameIdOrZero, ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddrType InetAddressType, ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddr InetAddress, ifcpSessionRmtPrtlTcpPort InetPortNumber, Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 11]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ifcpSessionRmtNpFcid FcAddressIdOrZero, ifcpSessionRmtNpFcidAlias FcAddressIdOrZero, ifcpSessionIpTOV IfcpIpTOVorZero, ifcpSessionLclLTIntvl IfcpLTIorZero, ifcpSessionRmtLTIntvl IfcpLTIorZero, ifcpSessionBound TruthValue, ifcpSessionStorageType StorageType } ifcpSessionIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Integer32 (1..2147483647) MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The iFCP session index is a unique value used as an index to the table, along with a specific local iFCP Gateway instance. This index is used because the local N Port and remote N Port information would create an complex index that would be difficult to implement." ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 1} ifcpSessionLclPrtlIfIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InterfaceIndexOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This is the interface index in the IF-MIB ifTable being used as the local portal in this session, as described in the IF-MIB. If the local portal is not associated with an entry in the ifTable, then the value is 0. The ifType of the interface will generally be a type that supports IP, but an implementation may support iFCP using other protocols. This object can be used to obtain additional information about the interface." REFERENCE "RFC 2863, The Interfaces Group MIB (IF-MIB)" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 2} ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddrType OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InetAddressType MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The type of address in ifcpSessionLclIfAddr." ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 3} ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddr OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InetAddress MAX-ACCESS read-only Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 12]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This is the external IP address of the interface being used for the iFCP local portal in this session. The address type is defined in ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddrType. If the value is a DNS name, then the name is resolved once, during the initial session instantiation." ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 4} ifcpSessionLclPrtlTcpPort OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InetPortNumber MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This is the TCP port number that is being used for the iFCP local portal in this session. This is normally an ephemeral port number selected by the gateway. The value may be 0 during an initial setup period." ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 5} ifcpSessionLclNpWwun OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "World Wide Unique Name of the local N Port. For an unbound session, this variable will be a zero-length string." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" DEFVAL { "" } ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 6} ifcpSessionLclNpFcid OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcAddressIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Fibre Channel Identifier of the local N Port. For an unbound session, this variable will be a zero-length string." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 7} ifcpSessionRmtNpWwun OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "World Wide Unique Name of the remote N Port. For an unbound session, this variable will be a zero-length string." Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 13]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" DEFVAL { "" } ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 8} ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddrType OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InetAddressType MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The type of address in ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddr." ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 9} ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddr OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InetAddress MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This is the remote gateway IP address being used for the portal on the remote iFCP gateway. The address type is defined in ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddrType. If the value is a DNS name, then the name is resolved once, during the initial session instantiation." ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 10} ifcpSessionRmtPrtlTcpPort OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX InetPortNumber MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This is the TCP port number being used for the portal on the remote iFCP gateway. Generally, this will be the iFCP canonical port. The value may be 0 during an initial setup period." DEFVAL { 3420 } ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 11} ifcpSessionRmtNpFcid OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcAddressIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Fibre Channel Identifier of the remote N Port. For an unbound session, this variable will be a zero-length string." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 12} ifcpSessionRmtNpFcidAlias OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcAddressIdOrZero Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 14]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Fibre Channel Identifier Alias assigned by the local gateway for the remote N Port. For an unbound session, this variable will be a zero-length string." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 13} ifcpSessionIpTOV OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpIpTOVorZero MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The IP_TOV being used for this iFCP session. This is the maximum propagation delay that will be used for the iFCP session. The value can be changed on a per-session basis and initially defaults to ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultIpTOV for the local gateway instance. The valid range is 0 - 3600 seconds. A value of 0 implies fibre channel frame lifetime limits will not be enforced." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 14} ifcpSessionLclLTIntvl OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpLTIorZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The Liveness Test Interval (LTI) used for this iFCP session. The value can be changed on a per-session basis and initially defaults to ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultLTInterval for the local gateway instance. The valid range is 0 - 65535 seconds. A value of 0 implies that the gateway will not originate Liveness Test messages for the session." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 15} ifcpSessionRmtLTIntvl OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpLTIorZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The Liveness Test Interval (LTI) as requested by the remote gateway instance to use for this iFCP session. This value may change over the life of the session. The valid range is 0 - 65535 seconds. A value of 0 implies that the remote gateway has not been requested to originate Liveness Test messages for Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 15]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 the session." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 16} ifcpSessionBound OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This value indicates whether this session is bound to a specific local and remote N Port. Sessions by default are unbound and ready for future assignment to a local and remote N Port." REFERENCE "RFC 4172, iFCP Protocol Specification" ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 17} ifcpSessionStorageType OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX StorageType MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The storage type for this row. Parameter values defined for a session are usually non-volatile, but may be volatile or permanent in some configurations. If permanent, then ifcpSessionIpTOV must have read-write access." DEFVAL { nonVolatile } ::= {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry 18} -- -- Local iFCP Gateway Instance Session Statistics ============= -- ifcpSessionStatsTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF IfcpSessionStatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This table provides statistics on an iFCP session." ::= {ifcpNportSessionInfo 2} ifcpSessionStatsEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpSessionStatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Provides iFCP-specific statistics per session." AUGMENTS {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry} Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 16]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ::= {ifcpSessionStatsTable 1} IfcpSessionStatsEntry ::= SEQUENCE { ifcpSessionState IfcpSessionStates, ifcpSessionDuration Unsigned32, ifcpSessionTxOctets ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionRxOctets ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionTxFrames ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionRxFrames ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionStaleFrames ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionHeaderCRCErrors ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionFcPayloadCRCErrors ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionOtherErrors ZeroBasedCounter64, ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime TimeStamp } ifcpSessionState OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpSessionStates MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The current session operating state." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 1} ifcpSessionDuration OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..4294967295) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This indicates, in seconds, how long the iFCP session has been in an open or open-pending state. When a session is down, the value is reset to 0." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 2} ifcpSessionTxOctets OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of octets transmitted by the iFCP gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 3} ifcpSessionRxOctets OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 17]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of octets received by the iFCP gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 4} ifcpSessionTxFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of iFCP frames transmitted by the gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 5} ifcpSessionRxFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of iFCP frames received by the gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 6} ifcpSessionStaleFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of received iFCP frames that were stale and discarded by the gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 7} ifcpSessionHeaderCRCErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 18]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of CRC errors that occurred in the frame header, detected by the gateway for this session. Usually, a single Header CRC error is sufficient to terminate an iFCP session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 8} ifcpSessionFcPayloadCRCErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of CRC errors that occurred in the Fibre Channel frame payload, detected by the gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 9} ifcpSessionOtherErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter64 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of errors, other than errors explicitly measured, detected by the gateway for this session. Discontinuities in the value of this counter can occur at reinitialization of the management system, and at other times as indicated by the value of ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 10} ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TimeStamp MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The value of sysUpTime on the most recent occasion at which any one (or more) of the ifcpSessionStatsTable counters suffered a discontinuity. The relevant counters are the specific Counter64-based instances associated with the ifcpSessionStatsTable: ifcpSessionTxOctets, Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 19]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ifcpSessionRxOctets, ifcpSessionTxFrames, ifcpSessionRxFrames, ifcpSessionStaleFrames, ifcpSessionHeaderCRCErrors, ifcpSessionFcPayloadCRCErrors, and ifcpSessionOtherErrors. If no such discontinuities have occurred since the last reinitialization of the local management subsystem, then this object contains a zero value." ::= {ifcpSessionStatsEntry 11} -- -- Low Capacity Statistics -- ifcpSessionLcStatsTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF IfcpSessionLcStatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This table provides low capacity statistics for an iFCP session. These are provided for backward compatibility with systems that do not support Counter64-based objects. At 1-Gbps rates, a Counter32-based object can wrap as often as every 34 seconds. Counter32-based objects can be sufficient for many situations. However, when possible, it is recommended to use the high capacity statistics in ifcpSessionStatsTable based on Counter64 objects." ::= {ifcpNportSessionInfo 3} ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX IfcpSessionLcStatsEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Provides iFCP-specific statistics per session." AUGMENTS {ifcpSessionAttributesEntry} ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsTable 1} IfcpSessionLcStatsEntry ::= SEQUENCE { ifcpSessionLcTxOctets ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcRxOctets ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcTxFrames ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcRxFrames ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcStaleFrames ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcHeaderCRCErrors ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcFcPayloadCRCErrors ZeroBasedCounter32, ifcpSessionLcOtherErrors ZeroBasedCounter32 } Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 20]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ifcpSessionLcTxOctets OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of octets transmitted by the iFCP gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 1} ifcpSessionLcRxOctets OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of octets received by the iFCP gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 2} ifcpSessionLcTxFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of iFCP frames transmitted by the gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 3} ifcpSessionLcRxFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of iFCP frames received by the gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 4} ifcpSessionLcStaleFrames OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of received iFCP frames that were stale and discarded by the gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 5} ifcpSessionLcHeaderCRCErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 21]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of CRC errors that occurred in the frame header, detected by the gateway for this session. Usually, a single Header CRC error is sufficient to terminate an iFCP session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 6} ifcpSessionLcFcPayloadCRCErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of CRC errors that occurred in the Fibre Channel frame payload, detected by the gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 7} ifcpSessionLcOtherErrors OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX ZeroBasedCounter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of errors, other than errors explicitly measured, detected by the gateway for this session." ::= {ifcpSessionLcStatsEntry 8} --========================================================== ifcpCompliances OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {ifcpGatewayConformance 1} ifcpGatewayCompliance MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Implementation requirements for iFCP MIB compliance." MODULE -- this module MANDATORY-GROUPS { ifcpLclGatewayGroup, ifcpLclGatewaySessionGroup, ifcpLclGatewaySessionStatsGroup, ifcpLclGatewaySessionLcStatsGroup } OBJECT ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddrType SYNTAX InetAddressType { ipv4(1), ipv6(2) } DESCRIPTION "Support is only required for global IPv4 Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 22]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 and IPv6 address types." OBJECT ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddrType SYNTAX InetAddressType { ipv4(1), ipv6(2) } DESCRIPTION "Support is only required for global IPv4 and IPv6 address types." ::= {ifcpCompliances 1} ifcpGroups OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= {ifcpGatewayConformance 2} ifcpLclGatewayGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { ifcpLclGtwyInstPhyIndex, ifcpLclGtwyInstVersionMin, ifcpLclGtwyInstVersionMax, ifcpLclGtwyInstAddrTransMode, ifcpLclGtwyInstFcBrdcstSupport, ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultIpTOV, ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultLTInterval, ifcpLclGtwyInstDescr, ifcpLclGtwyInstNumActiveSessions, ifcpLclGtwyInstStorageType } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "iFCP local device info group. This group provides information about each gateway." ::= {ifcpGroups 1} ifcpLclGatewaySessionGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { ifcpSessionLclPrtlIfIndex, ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddrType, ifcpSessionLclPrtlAddr, ifcpSessionLclPrtlTcpPort, ifcpSessionLclNpWwun, ifcpSessionLclNpFcid, ifcpSessionRmtNpWwun, ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddrType, ifcpSessionRmtPrtlIfAddr, ifcpSessionRmtPrtlTcpPort, ifcpSessionRmtNpFcid, ifcpSessionRmtNpFcidAlias, ifcpSessionIpTOV, ifcpSessionLclLTIntvl, ifcpSessionRmtLTIntvl, Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 23]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 ifcpSessionBound, ifcpSessionStorageType } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "iFCP Session group. This group provides information about each iFCP session currently active between iFCP gateways." ::= {ifcpGroups 4} ifcpLclGatewaySessionStatsGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { ifcpSessionState, ifcpSessionDuration, ifcpSessionTxOctets, ifcpSessionRxOctets, ifcpSessionTxFrames, ifcpSessionRxFrames, ifcpSessionStaleFrames, ifcpSessionHeaderCRCErrors, ifcpSessionFcPayloadCRCErrors, ifcpSessionOtherErrors, ifcpSessionDiscontinuityTime } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "iFCP Session Statistics group. This group provides statistics with 64-bit counters for each iFCP session currently active between iFCP gateways. This group is only required for agents that can support Counter64- based data types." ::= {ifcpGroups 5} ifcpLclGatewaySessionLcStatsGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { ifcpSessionLcTxOctets, ifcpSessionLcRxOctets, ifcpSessionLcTxFrames, ifcpSessionLcRxFrames, ifcpSessionLcStaleFrames, ifcpSessionLcHeaderCRCErrors, ifcpSessionLcFcPayloadCRCErrors, ifcpSessionLcOtherErrors } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "iFCP Session Low Capacity Statistics group. This group provides statistics with low-capacity 32-bit counters Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 24]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 for each iFCP session currently active between iFCP gateways. This group is only required for agents that do not support Counter64-based data types, or that need to support SNMPv1 applications." ::= {ifcpGroups 6} END 5. IANA Considerations The IANA has made a unique MIB OID assignment under the transmission branch for IFCP-MGMT-MIB. 6. Security Considerations There are a number of management objects defined in this MIB module with a MAX-ACCESS clause of read-write and/or read-create. 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. Changing the following object values, with a MAX-ACCESS of read- write, may cause disruption in storage traffic: ifcpLclGtwyInstAddrTransMode ifcpLclGtwyInstFcBrdcstSupport ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultIpTOV ifcpLclGtwyInstDefaultLTInterval ifcpSessionIpTOV Changing the following object value, with a MAX-ACCESS of read-write, may cause a user to lose track of the iFCP gateway: ifcpLclGtwyInstDescr 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. 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. Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 25]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 The following object tables provide information about storage traffic sessions, and can indicate to a user who is communicating and exchanging storage data: ifcpLclGtwyInstTable ifcpSessionAttributesTable 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 implementers consider the security features as provided by the SNMPv3 framework (see [RFC3410], section 8), including full support for SNMPv3 cryptographic mechanisms (for authentication and privacy). Further, 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. 7. Normative References [RFC2021] Waldbusser, S., "Remote Network Monitoring Management Information Base Version 2 using SMIv2", RFC 2021, January 1997. [RFC2578] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., and J. Schoenwaelder, "Structure of Management Information Version 2 (SMIv2)", STD 58, RFC 2578, April 1999. [RFC2579] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., and J. Schoenwaelder, "Textual Conventions for SMIv2", STD 58, RFC 2579, April 1999. [RFC2580] McCloghrie, K., Perkins, D., and J. Schoenwaelder, "Conformance Statements for SMIv2", STD 58, RFC 2580, April 1999. [RFC2856] Bierman, A., McCloghrie, K., and R. Presuhn, "Textual Conventions for Additional High Capacity Data Types", RFC 2856, June 2000. Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 26]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 [RFC2863] McCloghrie, K. and F. Kastenholz, "The Interfaces Group MIB", RFC 2863, June 2000. [RFC3411] Harrington, D., Presuhn, R., and B. Wijnen, "An Architecture for Describing Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Management Frameworks", STD 62, RFC 3411, December 2002. [RFC4001] Daniele, M., Haberman, B., Routhier, S., and J. Schoenwaelder, "Textual Conventions for Internet Network Addresses", RFC 4001, February 2005. [RFC4044] McCloghrie, K., "Fibre Channel Management MIB", RFC 4044, May 2005. [RFC4133] Bierman, A. and K. McCloghrie, "Entity MIB (Version 3)", RFC 4133, August 2005. [RFC4172] Monia, C., Mullendore, R., Travostino, F., Jeong, W., and M. Edwards, "iFCP - A Protocol for Internet Fibre Channel Storage Networking", RFC 4172, September 2005. 8. Informative References [RFC3410] Case, J., Mundy, R., Partain, D., and B. Stewart, "Introduction and Applicability Statements for Internet- Standard Management Framework", RFC 3410, December 2002. Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 27]
RFC 4369 iFCP MIB January 2006 Authors' Addresses Kevin Gibbons McDATA Corporation 4555 Great America Pkwy Santa Clara, CA 95054-1208 USA Phone: (408)567-5765 EMail: kevin.gibbons@mcdata.com Charles Monia Consultant 7553 Morevern Circle San Jose, CA 95135 USA EMail: charles_monia@yahoo.com Josh Tseng Riverbed Technology 501 2nd Street, Suite 410 San Francisco, CA 94107 USA Phone: (650)274-2109 EMail: joshtseng@yahoo.com Franco Travostino Nortel 600 Technology Park Drive Billerica, MA 01821 USA Phone: (978)288-7708 EMail: travos@nortel.com Gibbons, et al. Standards Track [Page 28]
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