Re: [tkined] SNMPv3 support

From: Juergen Schoenwaelder (
Date: Thu Dec 07 2000 - 18:03:23 MET

>>>>> Dunford, Martin writes:

Martin> - Range restriction Node information was not being recorded
Martin> in the binary 'frozen file' format that is used to record MIB
Martin> information once the MIB file has been parsed. (I fixed this)

Are you willing to share the patch?

Martin> - Size restrictions don't seem to be supported. e.g
Martin> DisplayString(SIZE(0..127)) etc.

Yes. We will fix this by moving to libsmi at some point in time.

Martin> - When initiating an SNMPv3 generator command as follows

Martin> Tnm::snmp -version SNMPv3 -engineID 80000E....

Martin> the engine ID is read in as an ASCII string instead of raw
Martin> hex data (I fixed this)

Well, you gave ASCII as input. I actually decided that it would be
appropriate to accept binary data as argument to engineID. So this is
primarily not a bug. Perhaps my design decision is questionable? What
do folks thing?


Juergen Schoenwaelder      Technical University Braunschweig
<>  Dept. Operating Systems & Computer Networks
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