Updated Printer MIB Charter

Updated Printer MIB Charter

Updated Printer MIB Charter

Lloyd Young lpyoung at lexmark.com
Thu Oct 17 15:45:53 EDT 1996


We have to submit an updated charter to Deidre in order to get reactivated. 
I have generated a proposed new charter based on the original charter. Comments 
are welcome.


Printer MIB (printmib)
----------------------
 
 Charter 
 
 Current status: concluded working group
 
 Chair(s):
     Chris Wellens <chrisw at iwl.com>
     Lloyd Young <lpyoung at lexmark.com>
 
 Network Management Area Director(s): 
     Deirdre Kostick  <kostick at qsun.att.com>
 
 Area Advisor
     Chris Wellens <chrisw at iwl.com>
 
 Mailing lists: 
     General Discussion: pwg at pwg.org
     To Subscribe:       majordomo at pwg.org
     Archive:            ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/snmpmib
 
Description of Working Group:
 
The Printer MIB Working Group is chartered to develop a set of managed
objects for networked printers. These objects will be the minimum
necessary to provide the ability to monitor and control these systems,
providing fault, configuration and performance management, and will be
consistent with the SNMP framework and existing SNMP standards.


At its discretion, the working group may also define a small number of
unsolicited notifications (traps) which carry these managed objects.
However, the working group recognizes that traps are used sparingly in
the SNMP framework.


The working group recognizes that the area of networked printers is
quite diverse. However, the working group is specifically confined to
defining managed objects that instrument critical information about:


- printer engine


- interpreters


- media


- input sources


- output destinations


- I/O interfaces


Further, the working group is specifically prohibited from defining
managed objects that define instrumentation about:


- other marking technologies (e.g., those that mark onto film)


- fonts


- spooling


- print job management
 
 Goals and Milestones: 
 
     Nov 96     Post first Internet-Draft; continue discussion.                


     Feb 97     Post revised Internet-Draft.                                   


     Apr 97     Meet at Memphis IETF to make final review of MIB.              


     May 97     Submit final Internet-Draft to IESG for consideration as a 
                Draft Standard.                                             




 Internet-Drafts:


  No Current Internet-Drafts.


 Request For Comments:


  RFC  Stat Published    Title 
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RFC1759 PS   Mar 95     Printer MIB                            
                


Lloyd Young                       Phone: (606) 232-5150
Lexmark International Inc.        Fax: (606) 232-6740
740 New Circle Road NW            internet: lpyoung at lexmark.com
Lexington, KY 40511



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