CMIP can be thought of as Object Oriented in design .
Agent’s instrument GDMOs (Guideline for the Definition of Managed Objects). The GDMOs model the objects contained in a device. The actual instantiation of the GDMOs are referred to as the MIB.
CMIP has reliable alarm notification mechanism.
Intelligent agents- agents can make independent “decisions” and perform fault isolation. Agents can remember “rules or policies” defined by the Manager, and allows for alteration of rules.
Can be likened to an OODB.
Verbs - GET, SET, CREATE, DELETE, ACTION, NOTIFICATION, CANCEL_GET