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Specify permitted operations on a defined SNMP context
The acl.conf file is used to specify what context is available to an agent and manager. This definition includes what operations are permitted on this collection of data objects.
Here's the search order that's used to find this file:
- /nodecfg/node_name/etc/acl.conf, where node_name is the value of the CS_NODENAME configuration string (see getconf and setconf)
The file is in the format:
targetParty sourceParty context privileges
- Party that a request is sent to (agent).
- Party sending the request (manager).
- Collection of objects that the sourceParty can view.
- Actions that the source party is allowed to perform.
The privileges that you can specify are:
agent_party manager_party agent_context G
The agent acting as agent_party allows the manager acting as manager_party to do GET operations on the collection of data objects included in the agent_context.
Based on ISO IS 8824 (ASN.1), RFC 1065, RFC 1066, RFC 1067, RFC 1446