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Re: Enterprise OID

Today at 8:44am, Jason C. Leach wrote:

> > Quanah Gibson-Mount said:
> >> For OID, there is some place to officially register (I never remember
> >> where, but it is free).
> >
> > Think you're thinking of this page at IANA:
> > http://www.iana.org/cgi-bin/enterprise.pl
> >
> > ===========
> > Alan Sparks, UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator
> > <asparks@doublesparks.net>
> hi,
> Is it really worth having an Enterprise OID? What are they used for in the
> grand scheme of things (besides my contact directory/DB)? We are a small
> company of about 50 emploies and just recieved ISO 9001:2002
> certification; so keeping things in order is always a good thing.

It's FREE.  Why would you want to create your own.  Someday it may
become public and you'd look foolish for using an OID that was assigned
to someone else....

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