Re: Proposal for important new object

"Mark S. Lewis" <mlewis@telebit.com> Sat, 19 February 1994 00:44 UTC

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Subject: Re: Proposal for important new object
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Steve:

I like this object.  Is there any V.58 equivalent?

... Mark


==========--------------       Mark S. Lewis      ----------==========
Mark.S.Lewis@Telebit.com       Telebit Corp.      Voice (408) 745-3232

>>>>> On Thu, 17 Feb 1994 16:08:56 -0500 (EST), Steven Waldbusser <waldbusser+@CMU.EDU> said:

> The current draft does not handle three of the most common operations
> that CMU's operations staff performs on our central modem banks: busying
> out modems, clearing calls, and resetting modems.


> I propose that we add the following object to provide this functionality.

> mdmLineState OBJECT-TYPE
>     SYNTAX      INTEGER {
>                     unknown(1),
>                     on-hook(2),
>                     off-hook(3),  -- and not connected
>                     connected(4),
>                     busied-out(5),
>                     reset(6)
>                 }
>     MAX-ACCESS  read-write
>     STATUS      current
>     DESCRIPTION
>             "Allows the inspection and alteration of the state of the
>             modem.  Management commands may change the state to
>             `on-hook', `busied-out', or `reset' from any state.  No
>             other alterations are permitted from the management
>             protocol.  When this object is set to reset, the modem
>             shall be reset and the value will change to the modem's
>             new, implementation dependent state."
>     ::= { mdmLineEntry 2 }


> This object will be *very* valuable to day-to-day operation of modems.


> Steve