|This data type is used as the syntax of the
olsrv2LinkMetricType object in the definition
of the OLSRv2-MIB module.
The olsrv2LinkMetricType corresponds to
LINK_METRIC_TYPE of OLSRv2 (RFC 7181).
OLSRv2 uses bidirectional additive link metrics
to determine shortest distance routes (i.e.,
routes with smallest total of link metric values).
OLSRv2 has established a registry for the LINK_METRIC_TYPEs
(denoted 'LINK_METRIC Address Block TLV Type Extensions'):
This is done in Section 24.5 in OLSRv2 (RFC 7181).
The LINK_METRIC_TYPE (which has as corresponding
object in the MIB module olsrv2LinkMetricType)
corresponds to the type extension of
the LINK_METRIC TLV that is set up in the
'LINK_METRIC Address Block TLV Type Extensions' registry.
Whenever new link metric types are added to that registry,
IANA MUST update this textual convention accordingly.
The definition of this textual convention with the
addition of newly assigned values is published
periodically by the IANA, in either the Assigned
Numbers RFC, or some derivative of it specific to
Internet Network Management number assignments. (The
latest arrangements can be obtained by contacting the
Requests for new values should be made to IANA via