Re: AF-NM: IBM 8285 Address Registration

mrityunjay <mrityu@galaxy.npi.stpn.soft.net> Tue, 15 October 1996 14:09 UTC

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From: mrityunjay <mrityu@galaxy.npi.stpn.soft.net>
To: dklippel <dklippel@pt1.hirschmann.de>
cc: comp.dcom.cell-relay@indiana.edu, atommib@thumper.bellcore.com, af-nm@atmforum.com
Subject: Re: AF-NM: IBM 8285 Address Registration
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Hi!

	
> 
> I have a question concerning the Address Registration MIB:
> 
> We use an IBM 8285 ATM Workgroup Switch. When I perform a
> get-next to its atmfAtmAddressTable, following result is printed:
> 
> atmfAddressStatus.103.20.57.153.153.153.153.153.153.0.0.153.153.1.1.2.0.
> 161.10.0.128.0 = 1
> 
> This is the entry for our ATM Workstation, which is connected to this 
> switch. I interprete this entry as following:
> 
> - the last 7 bytes define the ESI and the SEL of the ATM Host
>    ESI: 2.0.161.10.0.128
>    SEL:0
> 
> - the 13 bytes before define the Net Prefix
>   57.153.153.153.153.153.153.0.0.153.153.1.1
> 
> That is right so far. But what mean the first two bytes:  103.20 ??
> Since the first index defines the ATM Port, what means the second ?
> 



  20 says that the Address length is 20 bytes(and not 8).

  
> 
> The atmfAddressEntry (UNI 3.1) uses following index:
> 
>      atmfAddressPort               : INTEGER
>      atmfAddressAtmAddress :  AtmAddress --> OCTET STRING(SIZE(8|20))   
> 
> So the above entry should have a maximum index length of 21. 
> (Port and ATM Address) and not 22. 
>  
> Can anyone help me ?
 
	I hope this answer is satisfactory to you.



> 
> Thanks and best regards,
> 
> 
> 
> 
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> Dieter Klippel
> Richard Hirschmann GmbH & Co.
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With regards,
   Mrityunjay


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