Version 1.1, RFC 1987, August 1996.
GSMP 1.1 evaluation code publicly distributed by Ipsilon Networks in 1996 to encourage use of GSMP.
Version 2.0, RFC 2297, March 1998.
GSMP 2.0 includes enhancements to the protocol as a result of operating experience and the addition of Quality of Service messages.
GSMP v1.1 and v2.0 presentation, Feb. 1998. [pdf 252 KB]
Version 3.0, RFCs 3292 - 3295, June 2002.
RFC 3292: General Switch Management Protocol (GSMP) V3
RFC 3293: Packet Encapsulations for ATM, Ethernet and TCP
RFC 3294: General Switch Management Protocol (GSMP) Applicability
RFC 3295: Definitions of Managed Objects for GSMP
The IETF GSMP Working Group is continuing to work on issues related to GSMP.
Introduction to the General Switch Management Protocol
A brief introduction to the GSMP protocol (RFC 1987) extracted from, "IP Switching and Gigabit Routers" IEEE Communications Magazine, Jan. 1997.
GSMP: Quality of Service Strikes Back, panel session on: "Quality of Service Extentions to GSMP," Opensig, Oct. 1997. [pdf 154 KB]
The Devil's Advocate, Chuck Kalmanek, AT&T Rsearch. From the panel session on: "Quality of Service Extentions to GSMP," Opensig, Oct. 1997.
Original GSMP presentation given at Opensig, April 1996. [pdf 203 KB]