BDC4e Chapter 19 - Chapter 19: Network Management Business...

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Chapter 19: Network Management Business Data Communications, 4e
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Business Data Communications, 4e 2 Network Management Requirements Fault Management Accounting Management Configuration and Name Management Performance Management Security Management
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Business Data Communications, 4e 3 Fault Management A fault is an abnormal condition that requires management attention (or action) to repair Fault is usually indicated by failure to operate correctly or by excessive errors Users expect quick and reliable resolution
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Business Data Communications, 4e 4 Responding to Faults When faults occur, it is critical to quickly: Determine exactly where the fault is Isolate the rest of the network from the failure so that it can continue to function without interference Reconfigure or modify the network to minimize the effect of removing the failed component(s) Repair or replace the failed components to restore the network to its initial state
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Business Data Communications, 4e 5 Accounting Management Reasons for accounting management: Internal chargebacks on network use User(s) may be abusing access privileges and burdening the network at the expense of other users Users may be making inefficient use of the network, and the network The network manager is in a better position to plan for network growth if user activity is known in sufficient detail.
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Business Data Communications, 4e 6 Configuration Management Concerned with: initializing a network and grace-fully shutting down part or all of the network maintaining, adding, and updating the relationships among components and the status of components themselves during network operation
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Business Data Communications, 4e 7 Performance Management Issues of concern to the network manager include: What is the level of capacity utilization? Is there excessive traffic?
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BDC4e Chapter 19 - Chapter 19: Network Management Business...

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