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Re: Help/guidance on L2TPv3 MIB draft
I guess you two are not well communcating. My understanding is that
Bob talks about objects such as ifNumber which are problematic when
the counted ifEntry rows exist in different sub-agents. I do not think
Bob is talking about scalars in general, which is what Andy seem to
have in mind.
I never understood the value of the "fooNumber" variables to begin
They are complex to maintain for a large, dynamic table (like a
They don't reflect the number of entries that are actually
visible to the manager, so a manager can't expect to see that
number of entries in the table.
And, for a large, dynamic table, the number of entries is likely to
change in the time it takes to do enough get-nexts and/or get-bulks
to download it.
But, assuming that you believe that they have any use at all...
Why would it be more useful to present them as a table? And,
how would you index such a table?
Not just idle speculation -- I'm working on a MIB right now that (for
historical reasons) will probably continue to have one of these
irritating little buggers...