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mosy(8)								      mosy(8)



NAME

  mosy - The managed object syntax compiler.

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/sbin/mosy [-d] [-i] [-o output_file] [-s] [-1] input_file

OPTIONS

  -d  Specifies	no duplicate entries in	the output file.  By default, if
      duplicate	entries	exist in the input file, they will also	exist in the
      output file.

  -i  Specifies	that errors are	ignored. This option causes the	mosy program
      to create	an output file even if it encounters errors.  The default
      behavior is that the mosy	program	generates no output file when errors
      are encountered.

  -o output_file
      Specifies	the file to create for mosy output.  If	not specified, the
      output file is derived from the input file name by replacing the suffix
      .my with .defs or	appending .defs.  If the input_file is not specified
      (or is specified as a hyphen (-) for standard input), output goes	to
      standard output.

      You can also use a hyphen	(-) to specify the output file name, which
      means output to standard out.

  -s  Indicates	silent mode which turns	off the	default	behavior of printing
      out objects names, type names, and identifiers.

  -1  Specifies	that the mosy program will perform only	the first validation
      pass when	compiling. The mosy program prints the input_file contents as
      it parses, which is useful when debugging	syntax errors.

OPERANDS

  input_file
      Specifies	a text file in MIB format describing a set of managed
      objects.	If you do not specify an input_file or specify a hyphen	(-),
      the program accepts input	from standard input.

DESCRIPTION

  The mosy program reads a description of an SNMP-managed objects module
  (extracted from a MIB) and produces a	simple ASCII file containing
  equivalent definitions.  The output file is used by various management
  applications.	 In particular,	mosy output files are used as input to the
  snmpi	program	when developing	extensible SNMP	subagents for Tru64 UNIX.

  The input_file is typically obtained by cleaning up an RFC file that
  defines a MIB.  (You can use the /usr/examples/esnmp/mib_converter.sh
  script to perform this task.)

  For a	complete description of	using mosy and developing subagents refer to
  the Network Programmer's Guide.



EXAMPLES

   1.  Compile the file	chess.my with the output going to the file
       chess.defs.
	    # mosy chess

   2.  Clean up	the MIB	defined	in RFC1514.txt and compile it, placing the
       output in file fred.objects
	    # /usr/examples/esnmp/mib-converter.sh <&lt; rfc1514.txt >&gt; rfc1514.my
	    # /usr/sbin/mosy -o	fred.objects rfc1514.my

       You must	copy the /usr/examples/esnmp/mib-converter.sh program to
       another directory and make it executable	in order to perform this
       operation.

FILES

  /usr/examples/esnmp/mib_converter.sh

SEE ALSO

  Commands: snmpd(8), snmpi(8),	snmp_request(8)

  Network Programmer's Guide

IDENTIFICATION

  Marshall T. Rose, Performance	Systems	International

  This work was	partially supported by the U.S.	Defense	Advanced Research
  Projects Agency and the Rome Air Development Center of the U.S. Air Force
  Systems Command under	contract number	F30602-88-C-0016.

  It has been modified for use in Tru64	UNIX extensible	SNMP.