Re: [VRRP] FW: VRRPV3-MIB protocol error trap question

"Adrian Farrel" <> Mon, 17 September 2012 21:32 UTC

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Is there an Erratum that should be raised for this?
From: [] On Behalf Of Kalyan
Sent: 06 September 2012 04:12
Subject: [VRRP] FW: VRRPV3-MIB protocol error trap question
From: Kalyan (Srinivas)Tata 
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2012 8:11 PM
To: 'tony vanderpeet'
Subject: RE: [VRRP] VRRPV3-MIB protocol error trap question
Hi Tony,
This was an editing error in which the  vrIdError was not removed from the
vrrpV3StatisticsProtoErrReason when vrrpv3RouterVrIdErrors was added as a global
(exactly for the reason you mentioned)
vrrpv3RouterVrIdErrors should be used for counting the number of vrid errors. 
From: [] On Behalf Of tony
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2012 6:25 PM
Subject: [VRRP] VRRPV3-MIB protocol error trap question
I am implementing the protocol error trap in the VRRPV3 MIB and have spotted a
possible hole in the MIB. I wonder if this was picked up in discussions and a
work-around devised? 
When an advertisement is received with an unrecognised VR ID, a protocol error
trap is generated, with the object vrrpv3StatisticsProtoErrReason. This object
has value vrIdError(4) in this case, but what should the index of the object be?
In particular, what should the VR ID part of the index be? 
I am inclined to create a variable binding with a fake OID using the
unrecognised VR ID, since this will actually convey the information required
(which VR ID is invalid, and the address type and ifIndex). 
What, if any, discussion has taken place around this issue, and was there any
conclusion reached? 

Tony van der Peet
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