(MIB) A database of managed objects acessed by network management protocols. An SNMP MIB is a set of parameters which an SNMP management station can query or set in the SNMP agent of a network device (e.g. router).
SNMP has two standard MIBs. The first, MIB I, was established in RFC 1156, was defined to manage TCP/IP-based internets. MIB II, defined in RFC 1213, is an update.
Standard minimal MIBs have been defined, and many hardware (and certain software, e.g. DBMS) providers have developed private MIBs in ASN.1 format allowing them to be compiled for use in a Network Management System. In theory, any SNMP manager can talk to any SNMP agent with a properly defined MIB.
See also client-server model.
noun 1. a computerized information-processing system designed to support the activities and functions of company management. Abbreviation: MIS. noun 1. an arrangement of equipment and procedures, often computerized, that is designed to provide managers with information
noun the vocabulary and communication style of business managers Examples Management-speak is a step up, more bureaucratic than business speak.
- Management union
noun 1. a union that represents managers in negotiations with their employers concerning terms and conditions of employment
[man-i-jeer-ee-uh l] /ˌmæn ɪˈdʒɪər i əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to management or a : managerial functions; the managerial class of society. /ˌmænɪˈdʒɪərɪəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a manager or to the functions, responsibilities, or position of management adj. 1767, see manager + -al (1).