WBMM> Setting the Schedule

WBMM> Setting the Schedule

WBMM> Setting the Schedule

Harry Lewis harryl at us.ibm.com
Mon May 3 15:58:46 EDT 2004


I'm just thinking about the firewall. 

You are saying, somehow, the Management Station is somehow discovered 
and/or administratively configured, the Agent (in the enterprise proxy... 
let's say) performs a RegisterForManagement operation (which does pass the 
firewall) and, if a valid response is received from the Manager, then the 
Agent performs a GetSchedule operation. Right?
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Harry Lewis 
Chairman - IEEE-ISTO Printer Working Group
http://www.pwg.org
IBM Printing Systems 
http://www.ibm.com/printers
303-924-5337
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"Wagner,William" <WWagner at NetSilicon.com> 
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05/03/2004 01:09 PM

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Harry Lewis/Boulder/IBM at IBMUS, <wbmm at pwg.org>
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RE: WBMM> Setting the Schedule






Harry,
 
That is one mode, but I would not  say that  it is the main mode  since it 
 is an optional  operation. We have agreed that SOAP can use either  SMTP  
or  HTTP.  The SetSchedule operation (to  my mind) make  sense primarily 
in an entirely email oriented implementation. 
 
In many cases, MFPs  are not managed by the IP  group and an easy,  non-IT 
dependent mode  of operation is desirable.  Having to  set up a mail 
account  for every printer is a bother (although this can be reduced by 
using a proxy).  Using the  basic terminal web access is  generally easier 
and  involves  less  people in an organization.
 
Of course, if you  want to implement an SNMP based protocol, that's fine. 
But the SetSchedule  operation is optional.
 
For either binding,  the remote management is  enabled by  the Register
forMnagement operation.

 
Bill Wagner
 
 
 -----Original Message-----
From: Harry Lewis [mailto:harryl at us.ibm.com]
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2004 1:36 P
To: wbmm at pwg.org
Subject: WBMM> Setting the Schedule


I want to reaffirm that the (main) mode we are anticipating for getting a 
schedule set in a managed entity is for the Manager, using SMTP, to send a 
SetSchedule operation which includes a UpdateSchedule Action in the 
Schedule... whereby the Agent will perform a GetSchedule. 
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Harry Lewis 
Chairman - IEEE-ISTO Printer Working Group
http://www.pwg.org
IBM Printing Systems 
http://www.ibm.com/printers
303-924-5337
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