Policy Core Information Model (PCIM
) is defined in RFC 3460
and RFC 4524
and presents the Object-oriented Framework
for representing policy
information developed jointly in the IETF
Policy Framework Working Group
and as extensions to the Common Information Model
) activity in the Distributed Management Task Force
Policy Core Information Model model defines two hierarchies of object classes:
- structural classes - representing policy information and control of policies, and
- association classes - that indicate how instances of the structural classes are related to each other.
Subsequent documents will define mappings of this information model to various concrete implementations, for example, to a directory that uses LDAPv3 as its access protocol.
Policy Core Information Model provides a Framework for a Policy Based Management System
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