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Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB.
C. DeSanti, V. Gaonkar, K. McCloghrie, S. Gai. March 2006.

 
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Network Working Group C. DeSanti Request for Comments: 4439 V. Gaonkar Category: Standards Track K. McCloghrie Cisco Systems S. Gai Retired March 2006 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB 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 This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it describes managed objects for information related to a Fibre Channel network's Fabric Address Manager. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 Table of Contents 1. Introduction ....................................................3 2. The Internet-Standard Management Framework ......................3 3. Short Overview of Fibre Channel .................................3 4. Relationship to Other MIBs ......................................4 5. MIB Overview ....................................................5 5.1. Fibre Channel Management Instance ..........................5 5.2. Switch Index ...............................................5 5.3. Fabric Index ...............................................5 5.4. The t11FamGroup Group ......................................6 5.5. The t11FamDatabaseGroup Group ..............................6 5.6. The t11FamAreaGroup Group ..................................6 5.7. The t11FamCacheGroup Group .................................6 5.8. The t11FamCommandGroup Group ...............................6 5.9. The t11FamNotificationGroup Group ..........................6 5.10. Use of RCF and BF .........................................6 6. Definitions .....................................................8 6.1. The T11-TC-MIB Module ......................................8 6.2. The T11-FC-FABRIC-ADDR-MGR-MIB Module ......................9 7. Acknowledgements ...............................................35 8. Normative References ...........................................36 9. Informative References .........................................36 10. IANA Considerations ...........................................37 11. Security Considerations .......................................37 DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 2]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 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 describes managed objects for information related to a Fibre Channel network's Fabric Address Manager. Fabric Address Manager refers to the functionality of acquiring DomainID(s) as specified in [FC-SW-3], and managing Fibre Channel Identifiers as specified in [FC-FS]. 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. Short Overview of Fibre Channel The Fibre Channel (FC) is logically a bidirectional point-to-point serial data channel, structured for high performance. Fibre Channel provides a general transport vehicle for higher-level protocols such as Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) command sets, the High- Performance Parallel Interface (HIPPI) data framing, IP (Internet Protocol), IEEE 802.2, and others. Physically, Fibre Channel is an interconnection of multiple communication points, called N_Ports, interconnected either by a switching network, called a Fabric, or by a point-to-point link. A Fibre Channel "node" consists of one or more N_Ports. A Fabric may consist of multiple Interconnect Elements, some of which are switches. An N_Port connects to the Fabric via a port on a switch called an F_Port. When multiple FC nodes are connected to a single port on a switch via an "Arbitrated Loop" topology, the switch port is called an FL_Port, and the nodes' ports are called NL_Ports. The term Nx_Port is used to refer to either an N_Port or an NL_Port. The term Fx_Port is used to refer to either an F_Port or an FL_Port. A switch port, which is interconnected to another switch port via an DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 3]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 Inter-Switch Link (ISL), is called an E_Port. A B_Port connects a bridge device with an E_Port on a switch; a B_Port provides a subset of E_Port functionality. Many Fibre Channel components, including the Fabric, each node, and most ports, have globally-unique names. These globally-unique names are typically formatted as World Wide Names (WWNs). More information on WWNs can be found in [FC-FS]. WWNs are expected to be persistent across agent and unit resets. Fibre Channel frames contain 24-bit address identifiers, which identify the frame's source and destination ports. Each FC port has both an address identifier and a WWN. When a Fabric is in use, the FC address identifiers are dynamically assigned by a switch. Each octet of a 24-bit address represents a level in an address hierarchy, with a Domain_ID being the highest level of the hierarchy. Each switch in a Fabric is assigned one (or more) unique Domain_IDs using a two-step process. First, one switch, called Principal Switch, is selected from the switches of a Fabric. Then, the Principal Switch assigns Domain_IDs to the other switches of the Fabric. Address assignment within a domain is performed by the switch to which that Domain_ID is granted. 4. Relationship to Other MIBs The first standardized MIB for Fibre Channel [RFC2837] was focused on Fibre Channel switches. It is being replaced by the more generic Fibre Channel Management MIB [FC-MGMT], which defines basic information for Fibre Channel hosts and switches, including extensions to the standard IF-MIB [IF-MIB] for Fibre Channel interfaces. [FC-MGMT] includes the specification of how the generic objects defined in [IF-MIB] apply to Fibre Channel interfaces. Note that an interface's ifIndex value must be unique within an SNMP context, irrespective of how many Fibre Channel management instances (see below) and how many Fibre Channel switches are instrumented within that SNMP context. This document defines the T11-FC-FABRIC-ADDR-MGR-MIB module, which extends beyond [FC-MGMT] to cover the functionality, in Fibre Channel switches, which is used to manage Fabric configuration, domains, and addresses within a domain. This document also contains a MIB module, T11-TC-MIB, to define textual conventions that might also be useful in other MIBs defined by T11. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 4]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 5. MIB Overview This section explains the use of a Fibre Channel management instance, a Switch Index, and a Fabric Index. It also describes the six MIB groups contained in the MIB. 5.1. Fibre Channel Management Instance A Fibre Channel management instance is defined in [FC-MGMT] as a separable managed instance of Fibre Channel functionality. Fibre Channel functionality may be grouped into Fibre Channel management instances in whatever way is most convenient for the implementation(s). For example, one such grouping accommodates a single SNMP agent having multiple AgentX sub-agents, with each sub- agent implementing a different Fibre Channel management instance. The object, fcmInstanceIndex, is IMPORTed from the FC-MGMT-MIB [FC-MGMT] as the index value to uniquely identify a Fibre Channel management instance. 5.2. Switch Index The FC-MGMT-MIB [FC-MGMT] defines the fcmSwitchTable as a table of information about Fibre Channel switches that are managed by Fibre Channel management instances. Each Fibre Channel management instance can manage one or more Fibre Channel switches. The Switch Index, fcmSwitchIndex, is IMPORTed from the FC-MGMT-MIB as the index value to uniquely identify a Fibre Channel switch amongst those (one or more) managed by the same Fibre Channel management instance. 5.3. Fabric Index The [FC-SW-3] standard for an interconnecting Fabric consisting of multiple Fabric Switch elements describes the operation of a single Fabric in a physical infrastructure. The current [FC-SW-4] standard also supports the operation of multiple Virtual Fabrics operating within one (or more) physical infrastructures. In such a scenario, each Fabric has, of course, its own management instrumentation. In order to accommodate this scenario, this MIB module defines all Fabric-related information in tables that are INDEXed by an arbitrary integer, named a "Fabric Index". In a Fabric that is conformant to [FC-SW-3], the value of this Fabric Index will always be 1. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 5]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 It is quite possible, and may even become likely, that (a port of) a Fibre Channel switch will be connected to multiple such Fabrics. Thus, in order to simplify a query concerning all the Fabrics to which a single switch is connected, fcmSwitchIndex will be listed before t11FamFabricIndex when they both appear in the same INDEX clause. 5.4. The t11FamGroup Group This group contains basic information about the Fabric Address Manager functionality within a switch, including its configuration parameters that are per-interface (i.e., specified for a particular Fibre Channel interface identified by an ifIndex value). 5.5. The t11FamDatabaseGroup Group This group contains information about which switches are assigned to which domains. 5.6. The t11FamAreaGroup Group This group contains information about which Port-IDs have been assigned within the areas of the local domain. 5.7. The t11FamCacheGroup Group This conditional mandatory group contains information about all the FC address identifier assignments that have been recently released. This cache is kept to support the concept of Preferred Domain_ID via a best-effort attempt for (short-term) re-assignment of the same FC address identifiers. 5.8. The t11FamCommandGroup Group This optional group contains objects used for initiating an operation on a Fabric. 5.9. The t11FamNotificationGroup Group This group contains notifications of significant events concerning the Fabric Address management functionality within a switch. 5.10. Use of RCF and BF Included in [FC-SW-3] is the specification of Reconfigure Fabric (RCF) and Build Fabric (BF), both of which are command codes of the Switch Fabric Internal Link Service (SW_ILS). [FC-SW-3] includes the warning: DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 6]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 NOTE 13 - Since the RCF causes a complete reconfiguration of the Fabric, and may cause addresses allocated to a Switch to change, this SW_ILS should be used with caution. The BF SW_ILS allows the Fabric to attempt reconfiguration without loss of or change of address and therefore should be attempted before an RCF. Examples of situations in which RCF may be appropriate include resolution of overlapped Domains, or the failure of a Fabric Reconfiguration initiated by a BF. Further, [FC-MI] specifies: A Fabric is prohibited from autonomously generating an RCF, but an outside administrative function may request a switch to generate an RCF. Such an administrative function is outside the scope of this technical report. The T11-FC-FABRIC-ADDR-MGR-MIB defined in this document is consistent with both of the above quotes since it defines two objects, t11FamAutoReconfigure and t11FamRestart, which are defined with a MAX-ACCESS of read-write, and setting them to the appropriate value is a means by which "an outside administrative function may request a switch to generate an RCF" [FC-MI]. Note, however, the MIB specifies in its compliance section that the minimum required level of support for these two objects is read-only. Further, for both t11FamAutoReconfigure and t11FamRestart, the MIB serves only as a request to generate; it does not represent the action of the RCF or BF. That is, a successful SNMP SetRequest on these objects will cause an RCF (or BF) to be sent, but SNMP does not/cannot ensure the successful operation of the SW_ILS operation. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 7]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 6. Definitions 6.1. The T11-TC-MIB Module T11-TC-MIB DEFINITIONS ::= BEGIN IMPORTS MODULE-IDENTITY, Unsigned32, mib-2 FROM SNMPv2-SMI -- [RFC2578] TEXTUAL-CONVENTION FROM SNMPv2-TC; -- [RFC2579] t11TcMIB MODULE-IDENTITY LAST-UPDATED "200603020000Z" ORGANIZATION "T11" CONTACT-INFO " Claudio DeSanti Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA Phone: +1 408 853-9172 EMail: cds@cisco.com Keith McCloghrie Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA USA 95134 Phone: +1 408-526-5260 EMail: kzm@cisco.com" DESCRIPTION "This module defines textual conventions used in T11 MIBs. Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2006). This version of this MIB module is part of RFC 4439; see the RFC itself for full legal notices." REVISION "200603020000Z" DESCRIPTION "Initial version of this MIB module, published as RFC 4439." ::= { mib-2 136 } T11FabricIndex ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION DISPLAY-HINT "d" STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A Fabric Index that is used as a unique index value to identify a particular Fabric within one (or more) physical infrastructures. In an environment that is conformant to FC-SW-3, where DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 8]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 there is always exactly one Fabric in a single physical infrastructure, the value of this Fabric Index will always be 1. However, the current standard, FC-SW-4, defines how multiple Fabrics, each with its own management instrumentation, could operate within one (or more) physical infrastructures. When such multiple Fabrics are in use, this index value is used to uniquely identify a particular Fabric within a physical infrastructure. Note that the value of this textual convention has a range of (0..4095) so as to be consistent with FC-SW-4, which says that a 'VF_ID Bitmap' is 512 bytes long, with the high-order bit representing VF_ID zero, and the low-order bit representing 4095." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 4 (FC-SW-4), ANSI INCITS 418-2006, section 6.1.27.2.4." SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..4095) END 6.2. The T11-FC-FABRIC-ADDR-MGR-MIB Module T11-FC-FABRIC-ADDR-MGR-MIB DEFINITIONS ::= BEGIN -- the Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB -- -- for management of the functionality, in Fibre Channel switches, -- which is used to manage fabric configuration, domains, and -- addresses within a domain. -- IMPORTS MODULE-IDENTITY, OBJECT-TYPE, NOTIFICATION-TYPE, Unsigned32, Counter32, Gauge32, mib-2 FROM SNMPv2-SMI -- [RFC2578] MODULE-COMPLIANCE, OBJECT-GROUP, NOTIFICATION-GROUP FROM SNMPv2-CONF -- [RFC2580] TEXTUAL-CONVENTION, TruthValue, RowStatus FROM SNMPv2-TC -- [RFC2579] ifIndex FROM IF-MIB -- [IF-MIB] fcmInstanceIndex, fcmSwitchIndex, FcDomainIdOrZero, FcNameIdOrZero FROM FC-MGMT-MIB -- [FC-MGMT] T11FabricIndex FROM T11-TC-MIB; t11FcFabricAddrMgrMIB MODULE-IDENTITY DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 9]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 LAST-UPDATED "200603020000Z" ORGANIZATION "T11" CONTACT-INFO " Claudio DeSanti Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA Phone: +1 408 853-9172 EMail: cds@cisco.com Keith McCloghrie Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA USA 95134 Phone: +1 408-526-5260 EMail: kzm@cisco.com" DESCRIPTION "The MIB module for the Fabric Address management functionality defined by the Fibre Channel standards. For the purposes of this MIB, Fabric Address Manager refers to the functionality of acquiring DomainID(s) as specified in FC-SW-3, and managing Fibre Channel Identifiers as specified in FC-FS. An instance of 'Fabric Address Manager' software functionality executes in the Principal Switch, and in each other switch. After an agent reboot, the values of read-write objects defined in this MIB module are implementation-dependent. Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2006). This version of this MIB module is part of RFC 4439; see the RFC itself for full legal notices." REVISION "200603020000Z" DESCRIPTION "Initial version of this MIB module, published as RFC 4439." ::= { mib-2 137 } t11FamNotifications OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FcFabricAddrMgrMIB 0 } t11FamMIBObjects OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FcFabricAddrMgrMIB 1 } t11FamMIBConformance OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FcFabricAddrMgrMIB 2 } t11FamConfiguration OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FamMIBObjects 1 } t11FamInfo OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FamMIBObjects 2 } t11FamNotifyControl OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FamMIBObjects 3 } -- Textual Conventions T11FamDomainPriority ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 10]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DISPLAY-HINT "d" STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Priority of a switch. The Principal Switch selection is influenced by the priority of the switches. Some values of importance are: 1 : The highest priority in Principal Switch selection, which is used by the administrator to establish which switch becomes the Principal Switch. 255 : Indicates that the switch is not capable of acting as a Principal Switch." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), ANSI INCITS 384-2004, section 6.1.5." SYNTAX Unsigned32 (1..255) T11FamDomainInterfaceRole ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The 'designated' state/role of the Inter-Switch Link (ISL) to which an interface connects, or (if not connected) the state of the interface: nonPrincipal (1) - non-Principal ISL principalUpstream (2) - Upstream Principal ISL principalDownsteam (3) - Downstream Principal ISL isolated (4) - interface is isolated down (5) - interface is down unknown (6) - state/role is unknown " REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), ANSI INCITS 384-2004, Sections 3.1, 5.7, and Figure 9." SYNTAX INTEGER { nonPrincipal (1), principalUpstream (2), principalDownsteam (3), isolated (4), down (5), unknown (6) } T11FamState ::= TEXTUAL-CONVENTION STATUS current DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 11]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DESCRIPTION "The state of the Fabric Address Manager, as described in Table 86 and Figure 15 of FC-SW-3. - 'other' represents a switch that is in a state not represented by any of the below enumerations. - 'starting' represents a switch engaged in the process represented by the first row in Table 86. - 'unconfigured' represents a switch that requires operator input before it can begin the process represented by the first row in Table 86. - 'principalSwitchSelection' represents a switch engaged in the process represented by the second row in Table 86, but not in states F0 or F1 of Figure 15. - 'domainIdDistribution' represents a switch engaged in the process represented by the third row in Table 86. - 'buildFabricPhase' represents a switch that is in state F0 of Figure 15. - 'reconfigureFabricPhase' represents a switch that is in state F1 of Figure 15. - 'stable' represents a switch that has successfully completed the process represented by the third row in Table 86 and has at least one E_Port. - 'stableWithNoEports' represents a switch that has successfully completed the process represented by the third row in Table 86 but has no E_Ports. - 'noDomains' represents a switch that has completed the process represented by the third row in Table 86 but failed to obtain a Domain_ID. - 'disabled' represents any situation in which the corresponding instance of t11FamEnable has the value 'false'. - 'unknown' represents a switch that is confused about what state it is in." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), ANSI INCITS 384-2004, Table 86 and Figure 15." SYNTAX INTEGER { DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 12]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 other(1), starting(2), unconfigured(3), principalSwitchSelection(4), domainIdDistribution(5), buildFabricPhase(6), reconfigureFabricPhase(7), stable(8), stableWithNoEports(9), noDomains(10), disabled(11), unknown(12) } -- -- t11FamTable -- t11FamTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF T11FamEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This table contains Fabric Address Manager related parameters that are able to be configured and monitored in a Fibre Channel switch. For each of the switches (identified by fcmSwitchIndex) managed by a Fibre Channel management instance (identified by fcmInstanceIndex), there is any entry for each Fabric known to that switch. Entries are implicitly created/removed if and when additional Fabrics are created/deleted." ::= { t11FamConfiguration 1 } t11FamEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry provides information on the local Fabric Address Manager functionality for a Fabric known to a particular switch." INDEX { fcmInstanceIndex, fcmSwitchIndex, t11FamFabricIndex } ::= { t11FamTable 1 } T11FamEntry ::= SEQUENCE { t11FamFabricIndex T11FabricIndex, t11FamConfigDomainId FcDomainIdOrZero, DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 13]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamConfigDomainIdType INTEGER, t11FamAutoReconfigure TruthValue, t11FamContiguousAllocation TruthValue, t11FamPriority T11FamDomainPriority, t11FamPrincipalSwitchWwn FcNameIdOrZero, t11FamLocalSwitchWwn FcNameIdOrZero, t11FamAssignedAreaIdList OCTET STRING, t11FamGrantedFcIds Counter32, t11FamRecoveredFcIds Counter32, t11FamFreeFcIds Gauge32, t11FamAssignedFcIds Gauge32, t11FamAvailableFcIds Gauge32, t11FamRunningPriority T11FamDomainPriority, t11FamPrincSwRunningPriority T11FamDomainPriority, t11FamState T11FamState, t11FamLocalPrincipalSwitchSlctns Counter32, t11FamPrincipalSwitchSelections Counter32, t11FamBuildFabrics Counter32, t11FamFabricReconfigures Counter32, t11FamDomainId FcDomainIdOrZero, t11FamSticky TruthValue, t11FamRestart INTEGER, t11FamRcFabricNotifyEnable TruthValue, t11FamEnable TruthValue, t11FamFabricName FcNameIdOrZero } t11FamFabricIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FabricIndex MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A unique index value that uniquely identifies a particular Fabric known to a particular switch. In a Fabric conformant to FC-SW-3, only a single Fabric can operate within a physical infrastructure, and thus, the value of this Fabric Index will always be 1. However, the current standard, FC-SW-4, defines how multiple Fabrics, each with its own management instrumentation, could operate within one (or more) physical infrastructures. When such multiple Fabrics are in use, this index value is used to uniquely identify a particular Fabric within a physical infrastructure." ::= { t11FamEntry 1 } DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 14]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamConfigDomainId OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcDomainIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The configured Domain_ID of the particular switch on this Fabric, or zero if no Domain_ID has been configured. The meaning of this object depends on t11FamConfigDomainIdType object. If t11FamConfigDomainIdType is 'preferred', then the configured Domain_ID is called the 'preferred Domain_ID'. Valid values are between 0 and 239. In a situation where this Domain_ID cannot be assigned, any other Domain_ID will be acceptable. A value of zero means any Domain_ID. If t11FamConfigDomainIdType is 'insistent', then the configured Domain_ID is called the 'insistent Domain_ID' and valid values are between 1 and 239. In a situation where this Domain_ID cannot be assigned, no other Domain_ID is acceptable. In both of the above cases, the switch sends an RDI (Request Domain_ID) to request this Domain_ID to the Principal Switch. If no Domain_ID is able to be granted in the case of 'preferred', or if an 'insistent' Domain_ID is configured but not able to be granted, then it is an error condition. When this error occurs, the switch will continue as if it receives a SW_RJT with a reason/explanation of 'Unable to perform command request'/'Domain_ID not available'. That is, its E_Ports on that Fabric will be isolated and the administrator informed via a 't11FamDomainIdNotAssigned' notification. If t11FamConfigDomainIdType is 'static', then the configured Domain_ID is called the 'static Domain_ID' and valid values are between 1 and 239. In this situation, there is no Principal Switch in the Fabric and the Domain_ID is simply assigned by configuration, together with the Fabric_Name. A switch configured with a static Domain_ID, on receiving an EFP, BF, RCF, DIA, or RDI SW_ILS, shall reply with an SW_RJT having Reason Code Explanation 'E_Port is Isolated' and shall isolate the receiving E_Port. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 4 (FC-SW-4), ANSI INCITS 418-2006, section 7." DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 15]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DEFVAL { 0 } ::= { t11FamEntry 2 } t11FamConfigDomainIdType OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { preferred(1), insistent(2), static(3) } MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Type of configured Domain_ID contained in t11FamConfigDomainId. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." DEFVAL { preferred } ::= { t11FamEntry 3 } t11FamAutoReconfigure OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object determines how a particular switch responds to certain error conditions. The condition that might cause these errors is the merging of two disjoint Fabrics that have overlapping Domain_ID lists. If value of this object is 'true', the switch will send an RCF (ReConfigureFabric) to rebuild the Fabric. If 'false', the switch will isolate the E_Ports on which the errors happened. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), December 2003, sections 6.1.12 & 7.3. Fibre Channel - Methodologies for Interconnects (FC-MI), INCITS TR-30-2002, table 14, note g." DEFVAL { false } ::= { t11FamEntry 4 } DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 16]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamContiguousAllocation OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Determines how a particular switch behaves when elected as the Principal Switch. If true, the switch will only accept RDIs with a contiguous allocation; specifically, it will reject RDIs with non-contiguous Domain_IDs, and if an RDI for a contiguous Domain_ID is not able to be fulfilled, it will try to replace all the Domain_IDs in the list with contiguous Domain_IDs, and if that fails, the RDI will be rejected. If false, then the switch acts normally in granting the Domain_IDs even if they are not contiguous. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." ::= { t11FamEntry 5 } t11FamPriority OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamDomainPriority MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The initial or configured priority of a particular switch to be used in Principal Switch selection process. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." ::= { t11FamEntry 6 } t11FamPrincipalSwitchWwn OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The WWN of the Principal Switch on this Fabric, or zero-length string if the identity of the principal switch is unknown." DEFVAL { ''H } ::= { t11FamEntry 7 } t11FamLocalSwitchWwn OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 17]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The WWN of the particular switch on this Fabric." ::= { t11FamEntry 8 } t11FamAssignedAreaIdList OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX OCTET STRING (SIZE(0..256)) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The list of (zero or more) Area_IDs that have been assigned by a particular switch in this Fabric, formatted as an array of octets in ascending order. Each octet represents one Area_ID. So, the list containing Area_IDs 23, 45, 235, and 56 would be formatted as the 4-octet string x'172d38eb'. A particular area's Area_ID is used as the index into the t11FamAreaTable to get the statistics on that area." ::= { t11FamEntry 9 } t11FamGrantedFcIds OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers granted (for local use, i.e., with a particular switch's Domain_ID) by the Fabric Address Manager on that switch. This counter has no discontinuities other than those that all Counter32s have when sysUpTime=0." ::= { t11FamEntry 10 } t11FamRecoveredFcIds OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The total number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that have been recovered by the Fabric Address Manager on a particular switch since the switch has been initialized. A recovered Fibre Channel Address Identifier is one that is explicitly returned after previously being used. This counter has no discontinuities other than those that all Counter32s have when sysUpTime=0." DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 18]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 ::= { t11FamEntry 11 } t11FamFreeFcIds OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Gauge32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that are currently unassigned on this Fabric and could be available for assignment either immediately or at some later time. The sum of the instances of FreeFcIds and AssignedFcIds corresponding to a particular Fabric is the total number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that the local Fabric Address Management is capable of assigning on that Fabric." ::= { t11FamEntry 12 } t11FamAssignedFcIds OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Gauge32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that are currently assigned on this Fabric. The sum of the instances of FreeFcIds and AssignedFcIds corresponding to a particular Fabric is the total number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that the local Fabric Address Management is capable of assigning on that Fabric." ::= { t11FamEntry 13 } t11FamAvailableFcIds OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Gauge32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that are unassigned and currently available for immediate assignment on the Fabric, e.g., with the 'Clean Address' bit set to 1." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Framing and Signaling (FC-FS), ANSI INCITS 373-2003, section 15.6.2.4.2." ::= { t11FamEntry 14 } t11FamRunningPriority OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamDomainPriority MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 19]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DESCRIPTION "The running priority of a particular switch on this Fabric. This value is initialized to the value of t11FamPriority, and subsequently altered as specified by the procedures defined in FC-SW-3." ::= { t11FamEntry 15 } t11FamPrincSwRunningPriority OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamDomainPriority MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The running priority of the Principal Switch on this Fabric." ::= { t11FamEntry 16 } t11FamState OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamState MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The state of the Fabric Address Manager on a particular switch on this Fabric." ::= { t11FamEntry 17 } t11FamLocalPrincipalSwitchSlctns OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of times a particular switch became the Principal Switch on this Fabric. This counter has no discontinuities other than those that all Counter32s have when sysUpTime=0." ::= { t11FamEntry 18 } t11FamPrincipalSwitchSelections OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of Principal Switch selections on this Fabric. This counter has no discontinuities other than those that all Counter32s have when sysUpTime=0." ::= { t11FamEntry 19 } DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 20]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamBuildFabrics OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of non-disruptive fabric reconfigurations (BFs) that have occurred on this Fabric. This counter has no discontinuities other than those that all Counter32s have when sysUpTime=0." ::= { t11FamEntry 20 } t11FamFabricReconfigures OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Counter32 MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The number of disruptive fabric reconfigurations (RCFs) that have occurred on this Fabric. This counter has no discontinuities other than those that all Counter32s have when sysUpTime=0." ::= { t11FamEntry 21 } t11FamDomainId OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcDomainIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The Domain_ID of a particular switch on this Fabric or zero if no Domain_ID has been assigned." ::= { t11FamEntry 22 } t11FamSticky OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An indication of whether a particular switch is supporting the concept of Preferred Domain_IDs via a best-effort attempt to re-assign the same Fibre Channel Address Identifier value to a port on the next occasion when a port requests an assignment on this Fabric. If the value of this object is 'true', then the switch is maintaining rows in the t11FamFcIdCacheTable for this Fabric." ::= { t11FamEntry 23 } DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 21]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamRestart OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX INTEGER { nonDisruptive(1), disruptive(2), noOp(3) } MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object tells the Fabric Address Manager to request a Fabric reconfiguration. If this object is set to 'disruptive', then an RCF (ReConfigure Fabric) is generated in the Fabric in order for the Fabric to recover from the errors. If this object is set to 'nonDisruptive', then a BF (Build Fabric) is generated in the Fabric. No action is taken if this object is set to 'noOp'. The value of the object when read is always 'noOp'. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), ANSI INCITS 384-2004, section 7.3." ::= { t11FamEntry 24 } t11FamRcFabricNotifyEnable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An indication of whether or not a particular switch should issue a t11FamFabricChangeNotify notification on sending or receiving ReConfigureFabric (RCF) on a Fabric. If the value of the object is 'true', then the notification is generated. If the value is 'false', notification is not generated. If an implementation requires all Fabrics to have the same value, then setting one instance of this object to a new object will result in all corresponding instances being set to that same new value. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 22]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DEFVAL { false } ::= { t11FamEntry 25 } t11FamEnable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "Enables the Fabric Address Manager on this switch on this Fabric. If enabled on a Fabric, the switch will participate in Principal Switch selection, and Domain_IDs are assigned dynamically. If disabled, the switch will not participate in Principal Switch selection, and Domain_IDs are assigned statically. Thus, the corresponding value of t11FamConfigDomainIdType needs to be 'static'. For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 4 (FC-SW-4), ANSI INCITS 418-2006, sections 7.1 and 7.3." DEFVAL { true } ::= { t11FamEntry 26 } t11FamFabricName OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-write STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The WWN that is configured on this switch to be used as the name of this Fabric when the value of t11FamEnable is 'false'. If the value of t11FamEnable is 'true', this value is not used. Fibre Channel requires that: a) all switches in an operational Fabric be configured with the same Fabric name; and b) each Fabric have a unique Fabric name. If either of these is violated, either by switches within a single Fabric being configured with different Fabric names, or by multiple Fabrics that share management applications or interact in other ways having the same Fabric name, then the behavior of the switches and associated management functions is not specified by Fibre Channel or Internet standards. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 23]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 For the persistence of values across reboots, see the MODULE-IDENTITY's DESCRIPTION clause." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 4 (FC-SW-4), ANSI INCITS 418-2006, section 7.1." ::= { t11FamEntry 27 } -- -- t11FamIfTable - Interface configuration -- t11FamIfTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF T11FamIfEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This table contains those Fabric Address Manager parameters and status values that are per-interface (identified by an ifIndex value), per-Fabric (identified by a t11FamFabricIndex value), and per-switch (identified by values of fcmInstanceIndex and fcmSwitchIndex). An entry in this table is automatically created when an E_Port becomes non-isolated on a particular Fabric. An entry is deleted automatically from this table if: a) the corresponding interface is no longer an E_Port (e.g., a G_Port that is dynamically determined to be an F_Port), and all configuration parameter(s) have default values; or b) the interface identified by ifIndex no longer exists (e.g., because a line-card is physically removed); or c) the row in the t11FamTable corresponding the fabric identified by t11FamFabricID no longer exists. Creating an entry in this table via t11FamIfRowStatus provides the means to specify non-default parameter value(s) for an interface at a time when the relevant row in this table does not exist, i.e., because the interface is either down or it is not an E_Port." ::= { t11FamConfiguration 2 } t11FamIfEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamIfEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry containing information on the interface configuration on the Fabric identified by DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 24]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamFabricIndex." INDEX { fcmInstanceIndex, fcmSwitchIndex, t11FamFabricIndex, ifIndex} ::= { t11FamIfTable 1 } T11FamIfEntry ::= SEQUENCE { t11FamIfRcfReject TruthValue, t11FamIfRole T11FamDomainInterfaceRole, t11FamIfRowStatus RowStatus } t11FamIfRcfReject OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX TruthValue MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This object determines if the incoming ReConfigure Fabric (RCF) messages on this interface on this Fabric is accepted or not. If this object is 'true', then the incoming RCF is rejected. If 'false', incoming RCF is accepted. Note that this object does not apply to the outgoing RCFs generated by this interface. Implementations that support write-access to this object can do so under whatever conditions they choose." DEFVAL {false} ::= { t11FamIfEntry 1 } t11FamIfRole OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamDomainInterfaceRole MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The role of this interface." ::= { t11FamIfEntry 2 } t11FamIfRowStatus OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX RowStatus MAX-ACCESS read-create STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The status of this row." ::= { t11FamIfEntry 3 } -- DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 25]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 -- t11FamAreaTable -- t11FamAreaTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF T11FamAreaEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This table contains area assignments per-Fabric by a switch's Fabric Address Manager. Each octet in t11FamAssignedAreaList is able to be used to index into this table to find information on each area." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), ANSI INCITS 384-2004, section 4.8." ::= { t11FamInfo 1 } t11FamAreaEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamAreaEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry gives information on the Area_ID and all Port_IDs that have been assigned within an area for the Fabric identified by t11FamFabricIndex, by the Fabric Address Manager in the switch identified by fcmInstanceIndex and fcmSwitchIndex." INDEX { fcmInstanceIndex, fcmSwitchIndex, t11FamFabricIndex, t11FamAreaAreaId} ::= { t11FamAreaTable 1 } T11FamAreaEntry ::= SEQUENCE { t11FamAreaAreaId Unsigned32, t11FamAreaAssignedPortIdList OCTET STRING } t11FamAreaAreaId OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..255) MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The Area_ID of this area." ::= { t11FamAreaEntry 1 } t11FamAreaAssignedPortIdList OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX OCTET STRING (SIZE(0..256)) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 26]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 "The list of Port_IDs which have been assigned in this area and Fabric, formatted as an array of octets in ascending order. There could be zero or more Port_IDs assigned on this area and Fabric. Each octet represents one Port_ID. So, the list containing the Port_IDs 23, 45, 235, and 56 would be formatted as the 4-octet string x'172d38eb'." ::= { t11FamAreaEntry 2 } -- -- t11FamDatabaseTable -- t11FamDatabaseTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF T11FamDatabaseEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This table contains all information known by a switch about all the domains that have been assigned in each Fabric." REFERENCE "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3), ANSI INCITS 384-2004, section 4.8." ::= { t11FamInfo 2 } t11FamDatabaseEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamDatabaseEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry (conceptual row) in the t11FamDatabaseTable containing information about one Domain_ID in the Fabric identified by t11FamFabricIndex, and known by the switch identified by t11FamFabricIndex and t11FamDatabaseDomainId." INDEX { fcmInstanceIndex, fcmSwitchIndex, t11FamFabricIndex , t11FamDatabaseDomainId} ::= { t11FamDatabaseTable 1 } T11FamDatabaseEntry ::= SEQUENCE { t11FamDatabaseDomainId FcDomainIdOrZero, t11FamDatabaseSwitchWwn FcNameIdOrZero } t11FamDatabaseDomainId OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcDomainIdOrZero (1..239) DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 27]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The Domain_ID for which this row contains information. The value must be non-zero." ::= { t11FamDatabaseEntry 1 } t11FamDatabaseSwitchWwn OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The node name (WWN) of the switch to which the corresponding value of t11FamDatabaseDomainId is currently assigned for the particular Fabric." ::= { t11FamDatabaseEntry 2 } -- -- Fibre Channel Address Identifier cache information -- -- The cached information allows the Fabric Address Manager to -- implement the concept of a Preferred Domain_ID, whereby after a port -- releases a Fibre Channel Address Identifier value, a switch makes an -- attempt to re-assign the same Fibre Channel Address Identifier value -- on the next occasion when that port requests an assignment. -- t11FamMaxFcIdCacheSize OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..4294967295) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The maximum number of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that are able to be cached in the t11FamFcIdCacheTable. If the number is unknown, the value of this object is zero." ::= { t11FamInfo 3 } -- -- t11FamFcIdCacheTable -- t11FamFcIdCacheTable OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX SEQUENCE OF T11FamFcIdCacheEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 28]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DESCRIPTION "This table contains all the Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that have recently been released by the Fabric Address Manager in a switch. So, it lists all the Fibre Channel Address Identifiers that have valid WWN-to-Fibre Channel Address Identifier mappings and are currently not assigned to any ports. These Fibre Channel Address Identifiers were assigned to ports but have since been released. These cached Fibre Channel Address Identifiers contain only Area_ID and Port_ID information. This cache is kept to provide best-effort re-assignment of same Fibre Channel Address Identifiers; i.e., when an Nx_Port asks for a Fibre Channel Address Identifier, soon after releasing one, the same value is re-assigned, if possible." ::= { t11FamInfo 4 } t11FamFcIdCacheEntry OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FamFcIdCacheEntry MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DESCRIPTION "An entry (conceptual row) in the t11FamFcIdCacheTable containing information about one Fibre Channel Address Identifier that was released from a WWN, corresponding to a range of one or more ports connected to the switch (identified by t11FamFabricIndex and t11FamFcIdCacheWwn) in the Fabric (identified by t11FamFabricIndex). An entry is created when a Fibre Channel Address Identifier is released by the last port in the range. The oldest entry is deleted if the number of rows in this table reaches t11FamMaxFcIdCacheSize, and its space is required for a new entry. An entry is also deleted when its Fibre Channel Address Identifier is assigned to a port." INDEX { fcmInstanceIndex, fcmSwitchIndex, t11FamFabricIndex, t11FamFcIdCacheWwn} ::= { t11FamFcIdCacheTable 1 } T11FamFcIdCacheEntry ::= SEQUENCE { t11FamFcIdCacheWwn FcNameIdOrZero, t11FamFcIdCacheAreaIdPortId OCTET STRING, t11FamFcIdCachePortIds Unsigned32 } t11FamFcIdCacheWwn OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX FcNameIdOrZero MAX-ACCESS not-accessible STATUS current DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 29]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 DESCRIPTION "The N_Port_Name (WWN) of the port associated with this entry." ::= { t11FamFcIdCacheEntry 1 } t11FamFcIdCacheAreaIdPortId OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX OCTET STRING (SIZE (2)) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The combination of this object and t11FamFcIdCachePortIds represent one range of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers, which were assigned and later released. This object contains the Area_ID and Port_ID of the first Fibre Channel Address Identifier in the range. Note that this object is only 2 bytes." ::= { t11FamFcIdCacheEntry 2 } t11FamFcIdCachePortIds OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX Unsigned32 (0..65535) MAX-ACCESS read-only STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The combination of t11FamFcIdCacheAreaIdPortId and this object represent one range of Fibre Channel Address Identifiers, which were assigned and later released. This object contains the number of (consecutive) Fibre Channel Address Identifiers in the range." ::= { t11FamFcIdCacheEntry 3 } -- Objects for use in notifications t11FamNotifyFabricIndex OBJECT-TYPE SYNTAX T11FabricIndex MAX-ACCESS accessible-for-notify STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A unique index value that identifies a particular Fabric for which a particular notification is generated. In a Fabric conformant to SW-3, only a single Fabric can operate within a physical infrastructure, and thus, the value of this Fabric Index will always be 1. However, the current standard, FC-SW-4, defines how multiple Fabrics, each with its own management DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 30]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 instrumentation, could operate within one (or more) physical infrastructures. In order to accommodate this scenario, this index value is used to uniquely identify a particular Fabric within a physical infrastructure." ::= { t11FamNotifyControl 1 } -- Notifications t11FamDomainIdNotAssignedNotify NOTIFICATION-TYPE OBJECTS { t11FamLocalSwitchWwn, t11FamNotifyFabricIndex } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This notification indicates that a Domain_ID has not been configured or assigned for a particular Fabric, identified by t11FamNotifyFabricIndex, on a particular switch identified by t11FamLocalSwitchWwn. This could happen under the following conditions, and results in the switch isolating E_Ports on the Fabric: - if the switch's request for a configured static Domain_ID is rejected or no other Domain_ID is assigned, then the E_Ports are isolated." ::= { t11FamNotifications 1 } t11FamNewPrincipalSwitchNotify NOTIFICATION-TYPE OBJECTS { t11FamLocalSwitchWwn, t11FamNotifyFabricIndex } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This notification indicates that a particular switch, identified by t11FamLocalSwitchWwn, has become the new Principal Switch on the Fabric identified by t11FamNotifyFabricIndex. This notification is sent soon after its election as the new Principal Switch, i.e., upon expiration of a Principal Switch selection timer that is equal to twice the Fabric Stability Timeout value (F_S_TOV)." ::= { t11FamNotifications 2 } t11FamFabricChangeNotify NOTIFICATION-TYPE OBJECTS { t11FamLocalSwitchWwn, t11FamNotifyFabricIndex } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "This notification is sent whenever a particular switch, identified by t11FamLocalSwitchWwn, sends or receives a Build Fabric (BF) or a ReConfigure Fabric (RCF) message on the Fabric identified by DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 31]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamNotifyFabricIndex. This notification is not sent if a 't11FamNewPrincipalSwitchNotify' notification is sent for the same event." ::= { t11FamNotifications 3 } -- -- Conformance -- t11FamMIBCompliances OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FamMIBConformance 1 } t11FamMIBGroups OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { t11FamMIBConformance 2 } t11FamMIBCompliance MODULE-COMPLIANCE STATUS current DESCRIPTION "The compliance statement for Fibre Channel switches that implement Fabric Address Manager functionality." MODULE MANDATORY-GROUPS { t11FamGroup, t11FamDatabaseGroup, t11FamAreaGroup, t11FamNotificationGroup } OBJECT t11FamConfigDomainId MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamConfigDomainIdType MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamAutoReconfigure MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamContiguousAllocation MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamPriority DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 32]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamIfRcfReject MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamIfRowStatus MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." OBJECT t11FamRcFabricNotifyEnable MIN-ACCESS read-only DESCRIPTION "Write access is not required." GROUP t11FamCacheGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is mandatory only for switches that support the concept of Preferred Domain_ID via a best- effort attempt for (short-term) re-assignment of the same FC address identifiers." GROUP t11FamCommandGroup DESCRIPTION "This group is optional." ::= { t11FamMIBCompliances 1 } -- Units of Conformance t11FamGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { t11FamConfigDomainId, t11FamConfigDomainIdType, t11FamAutoReconfigure, t11FamContiguousAllocation, t11FamPriority, t11FamPrincipalSwitchWwn, t11FamLocalSwitchWwn, t11FamAssignedAreaIdList, t11FamGrantedFcIds, t11FamRecoveredFcIds, t11FamFreeFcIds, t11FamAssignedFcIds, DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 33]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamAvailableFcIds, t11FamRunningPriority, t11FamPrincSwRunningPriority, t11FamState, t11FamLocalPrincipalSwitchSlctns, t11FamPrincipalSwitchSelections, t11FamBuildFabrics, t11FamFabricReconfigures, t11FamDomainId, t11FamSticky, t11FamRestart, t11FamRcFabricNotifyEnable, t11FamEnable, t11FamFabricName, t11FamIfRcfReject, t11FamIfRole, t11FamIfRowStatus, t11FamNotifyFabricIndex } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of general objects for displaying and configuring Fabric Address management." ::= { t11FamMIBGroups 1 } t11FamCommandGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { t11FamRestart } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects used for initiating an operation on the Fabric." ::= { t11FamMIBGroups 2 } t11FamDatabaseGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { t11FamDatabaseSwitchWwn } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects containing information about Domain-IDs assignments." ::= { t11FamMIBGroups 3 } t11FamAreaGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { t11FamAreaAssignedPortIdList } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects containing information about currently assigned addresses within a domain." ::= { t11FamMIBGroups 4 } DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 34]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamCacheGroup OBJECT-GROUP OBJECTS { t11FamMaxFcIdCacheSize, t11FamFcIdCacheAreaIdPortId, t11FamFcIdCachePortIds } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of objects containing information about recently-released Fibre Channel Address Identifiers." ::= { t11FamMIBGroups 5 } t11FamNotificationGroup NOTIFICATION-GROUP NOTIFICATIONS { t11FamDomainIdNotAssignedNotify, t11FamNewPrincipalSwitchNotify, t11FamFabricChangeNotify } STATUS current DESCRIPTION "A collection of notifications for status monitoring and notification." ::= { t11FamMIBGroups 6 } END 7. Acknowledgements This document began life as a work item of the INCITS Task Group T11.5. We wish to acknowledge the many contributions and comments from the INCITS Technical Committee T11, including the following: T11 Chair: Robert Snively, Brocade T11 Vice Chair: Claudio DeSanti, Cisco Systems T11.5 Chair: Roger Cummings, Symantec T11.5 members, especially: Ken Hirata, Emulex Scott Kipp, McData Michael O'Donnell, McData Elizabeth G. Rodriguez, Dot Hill Steven L. Wilson, Brocade Thanks also to Orly Nicklass of RAD Data Communications, Bert Wijnen of Lucent, and those members of the IMSS WG who provided review comments. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 35]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 8. Normative References [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. [IF-MIB] McCloghrie, K. and F. Kastenholz, "The Interfaces Group MIB", RFC 2863, June 2000. [FC-MGMT] McCloghrie, K., "Fibre Channel Management MIB", RFC 4044, May 2005. [FC-SW-3] "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 3 (FC-SW-3)", ANSI INCITS 384-2004, June 2004. [FC-SW-4] "Fibre Channel - Switch Fabric - 4 (FC-SW-4)", ANSI INCITS 418-2006, 2006. [FC-FS] "Fibre Channel - Framing and Signaling (FC-FS)" ANSI INCITS 373-2003, April 2003. 9. Informative References [RFC2837] Teow, K., "Definitions of Managed Objects for the Fabric Element in Fibre Channel Standard", RFC 2837, May 2000. [RFC3410] Case, J., Mundy, R., Partain, D., and B. Stewart, "Introduction and Applicability Statements for Internet- Standard Management Framework", RFC 3410, December 2002. [FC-MI] "Fibre Channel - Methodologies for Interconnects (FC-MI)", INCITS TR-30-2002, November 2002. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 36]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 10. IANA Considerations IANA has made two MIB OID assignments, one for the T11-TC-MIB module and one for the T11-FC-FABRIC-ADDR-MGR-MIB module, under the appropriate subtree(s). 11. 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. These are the tables and objects and their sensitivity/vulnerability: t11FamConfigDomainId, t11FamConfigDomainIdType and t11FamContiguousAllocation -- ability to change the address allocation policy. t11FamRestart and t11FamAutoReconfigure -- ability to cause a fabric reconfiguration, e.g., on certain error conditions. t11FamPriority -- ability to affect which switch becomes the Principal Switch. t11FamRcFabricNotifyEnable -- ability to enable/disable a notification. t11FamIfRcfReject -- ability to change the switch's behavior on receipt of an RCF. t11FamIfRowStatus -- ability to change an interface configuration parameter. Some of the readable objects in this MIB module (i.e., objects with a MAX-ACCESS other than not-accessible) may also 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. These are the tables and objects and their sensitivity/vulnerability: t11FamTable and t11FamIfTable -- contain the configuration, status, and statistics of the Fabric Address Manager. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 37]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 t11FamAreaTable, t11FamDatabaseTable and t11FamFcIdCacheTable -- contain information on currently assigned or recently- released addresses. 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 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). 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. DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 38]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 Authors' Addresses Claudio DeSanti Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA Phone: +1 408 853-9172 EMail: cds@cisco.com Vinay Gaonkar Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134 USA Phone: +1 408 527-8576 EMail: vgaonkar@cisco.com Keith McCloghrie Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA USA 95134 Phone: +1 408-526-5260 EMail: kzm@cisco.com Silvano Gai Retired DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 39]
RFC 4439 Fibre Channel Fabric Address Manager MIB March 2006 Full Copyright Statement Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2006). This document is subject to the rights, licenses and restrictions contained in BCP 78, and except as set forth therein, the authors retain all their rights. This document and the information contained herein are provided on an "AS IS" basis and THE CONTRIBUTOR, THE ORGANIZATION HE/SHE REPRESENTS OR IS SPONSORED BY (IF ANY), THE INTERNET SOCIETY AND THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE DISCLAIM 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. Intellectual Property The IETF takes no position regarding the validity or scope of any Intellectual Property Rights 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; nor does it represent that it has made any independent effort to identify any such rights. Information on the procedures with respect to rights in RFC documents can be found in BCP 78 and BCP 79. Copies of IPR disclosures made to the IETF Secretariat 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 implementers or users of this specification can be obtained from the IETF on-line IPR repository at http://www.ietf.org/ipr. The IETF invites any interested party to bring to its attention any copyrights, patents or patent applications, or other proprietary rights that may cover technology that may be required to implement this standard. Please address the information to the IETF at ietf-ipr@ietf.org. Acknowledgement Funding for the RFC Editor function is provided by the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA). DeSanti, et al. Standards Track [Page 40]

   

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