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3.5. The Interfaces Group

3.5. The Interfaces Group

The definition of the ifNumber object was incorrect, as it required all interfaces to support IP. (For example, devices without IP, such as MAC-layer bridges, could not be managed if this definition was strictly followed.) The description of the ifNumber object is changed accordingly.

The ifTable object was mistaken marked as read-write, it has been (correctly) re-designated as not-accessible. In addition, several new values have been added to the ifType column in the ifTable object:

      ppp(23)
      softwareLoopback(24)
      eon(25)
      ethernet-3Mbit(26)
      nsip(27)
      slip(28)
      ultra(29)
      ds3(30)
      sip(31)
      frame-relay(32)

Finally, a new column has been added to the ifTable object:

      ifSpecific

which provides information about information specific to the media being used to realize the interface.


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