> I hear you... (I think)... but I'm on a different point... what's the definition
> of 'not-accessible', where is it written and in what context? Note that we are
> talking about a TRAP pdu - right? A trap is "different" in that it is (at least
> I might argue) not ACCESSED by a management application but, rather, delivered -
> in fact - unsolicited.
See RFC 2578 sections 7.3, 7.7.
> I know I'm probably showing a great deal of SNMP vx, SMI vx, ASN.1 naivety, ...
> and I know you are telling me compiler writers have already shipped an
> interpretation... still, I'd like to see where 'not-accessible' is actually
> defined for SNMP and how it leads to an interpretation that the index to a table
> entry cannot be considered "interesting information".
Index information can be obtained from any of the other columnar objects which are
contained in the notification.