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Re: OIDs

At 11:36 AM 5/23/00 +0100, Bruno Salgueiro wrote:
>I'm sorry, but that OID that you register in the IANA site is only
>for SNMP, am I right?

No. An OID is an OID is an OID is an OID ...  (you'll note that
many of the LDAPv3 standard track schema elements have OIDs
under the private enterprise branch).

>If this is true, the OIDs assigned should/must
>only be used to identify objects or data in the SNMP protocol, not
>in LDAP...

In LDAPv3, a number of elements require OIDs, including all
schema elements, controls, and extensions.

>If you want a generic company OID you should ask it to ITU, isn't it

An OID is an OID is an OID is an OID ... 

>"Kurt D. Zeilenga" wrote:
>> At 06:10 PM 5/22/00 -0700, Terry Lambert wrote:
>> >Leaving aside the newly acquired requirement to get an
>> >OID-space allocation before being permitted by the powers
>> >that be to publish new schema (both a good thing and a
>> >bad thing, IMO)...
>> Fill out a form, get an free OID arc:
>>   http://www.iana.org/cgi-bin/enterprise.pl
>> >Would it make sense to modify 1.x to accept and ignore the
>> >non-applicable parts, such as OIDs, RFC2252 format entries?
>> It's not as simple as you make it sound...  but feel free
>> to prove me wrong.  I'd suggest doing so with a script,
>> there is no need to put such a feature directly in 1.x.
>> Kurt
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