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RFC 4455, "Definition of Managed Objects for Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) Entities", April 2006

Source of RFC: ips (tsv)
See Also: RFC 4455 w/ inline errata

Errata ID: 83
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial
Publication Format(s) : TEXT

Reported By: Alfred Hoenes
Date Reported: 2006-07-08
Verifier Name: Keith McCloghrie
Date Verified: 2006-07-10

Page 66 says:

 --********************** Notifications ******************************
 -- scsiNotifications OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { scsiMIB  2 }

It should say:

 --********************** Notifications ******************************
 -- scsiNotifications OBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { scsiMIB  0 }


There are two issues here:

1) a typo in the ASN.1 comments. The correct OID is { scsiMIB 0 } because
that's what the MIB compiler will process, i.e., the MIB compiler will
not process the ASN.1 comment. It is not too late to correct the typo
in the ASN.1 comment.

2) In the development of the MIB, the change to use the OID structure
recommended by Appendix D of RFC 4181 caused the use of
scsiNotificationsPrefix (as the means to include zero in the OIDs of
the notifications) to become no longer necessary, and it would have
been better if it had been removed. But, it is now too late to remove

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