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RFC 3289, "Management Information Base for the Differentiated Services Architecture", May 2002

Source of RFC: diffserv (tsv)
See Also: RFC 3289w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 300

Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Tom Irwin
Date Reported: 2002-08-08
Report Text:

In the process of implementing the RFC 3289 DiffServ MIB, the following
errors and discrepancies were noted.

1. In the diffServClfrTable description (second paragraph),
diffServClfrStatus should be diffServClfrStorage.  This is an
understandability issue.

2. The diffServClfrElementStatus description indicates that this entry
cannot be deleted if there is a RowPointer pointing to it.  A RowPointer
is not used to select a classifier element, but rather the
diffServClfrId and diffServClfrElementId index values.  Consequently,
the diffServClfrElementTable does not require a UsageCounter or a
DestroyFlag.  This is an understandability issue.

3. In the diffServActionSpecific description (third paragraph)
erroneously references a meter.  This is an understandability issue.

4. The diffServMinRateAbsolute description indicates that zero is a
valid value.  The SYNTAX range indicates (1..4294967295), but should be
(0..4294967295).  This is an understandability issue and a MIB
implementation issue.

5. The diffServMinRateRelative description indicates that zero is a
valid value and that the values are in units of 1/1000 of 1.  The SYNTAX
range indicates (1..4294967295), but should be (0..1000).  This is an
understandability issue and a MIB implementation issue.

6. The diffServMaxRateAbsolute description indicates that zero is a
valid value.  The SYNTAX range indicates (1..4294967295), but should be
(0..4294967295).  This is an understandability issue and a MIB
implementation issue.

7. The diffServMaxRateRelative description indicates that zero is a
valid value and that the values are in units of 1/1000 of 1.  The SYNTAX
range indicates (1..4294967295), but should be (0..1000).  This is an
understandability issue and a MIB implementation issue.


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