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Re: Updating the MIB security guidelines
On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, Tom Petch wrote:
> So how about
> "It is a customer/operator responsibility to ensure that the SNMP
> entity giving access to an instance of this MIB module is properly
> configured to give access to objects only for those principals (users)
> that have legitimate rights to access them."
With the insertion ("It is then ...") it sounds fine to me.
> Subsidiary thought; is "grant access" better than "give access"? I
> think that "grant" is more the terminology of security - eg VACM [RFC
> 3415] - while "give" is more the terminology of SNMP applications.
Either term is OK with me.