This manual introduces the Oracle SNMP Support feature and describes the public and private MIBs that support its use with certain products. This information is provided to assist you in developing SNMP-based management applications for these products.
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Any developer of management applications for Oracle SNMP Support must be familiar with SNMP concepts. Standard texts include:
How to Manage Your Network Using SNMP: The Networking Management Practicum, Marshall T. Rose, Keith McCloghrie, Prentice Hall, 1994.
Managing Internetworks with SNMP, Third edition, Mark A. Miller, M & T Books, 1999.
SNMP, SNMPv2, and RMON: The Practical Network Management, Second edition, William Stallings, Addison-Wesley, 1996.
Total SNMP: Exploring the Simple Network Management Protocol, Second Edition, Sean J. Harnedy, Prentice Hall, 1997.
Relevant RFCs include:
RFC 1441, Introduction to version 2 of the Internet-standard Network Management Framework.
RFC 1442, Structure of Management Information for version 2 of the Simple Network Management Protocol.
RFC 1565, The Network Services Monitoring MIB.
RFC 1697, The RDBMS MIB.
Relevant Oracle MIB Definitions include:
Oracle RDBMS MIB
Oracle Listener MIB
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