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Network Management Basics

In this lesson we going learn about the network Management and why the network to be Managed.


 - Importance of Network Management

 - The Network Management Process

 - Network Management Architecture

 - Management Information Base (MIB)

 - Remote MONitoring (RMON)

 - Management Intranet Basics

 - Policy Management Basics

 - QoS and Network/Policy Management

Importance of Network Management

Today the networks have become a critical piece of the business process so Downtime costs money and if they Efficient networks, that means additional revenue.

Network management is a proactive tool and it gives many advantages like:

   - Provides visibility into current network operations
   - Reduces network cost of ownership
   - Leverages IT personnel

Where Are Most Customers Today?

Today most of the customers like to have networkes which with new technologies like Performing ad hoc device management on evolving networks and technologies. Struggling with the transition to proactive, business-oriented service-level management.

Network Management Process

The following figger gives you the clear view of how should be the Management Process done.

There are some three staps which are more importance when we conducting a Management Segment

Plan / Design:

   - Build history
   - Baseline
   - Trend analysis
   - Capacity planning
   - Procurement
   - Topology design

Implement / Deploy

   - Installation and configuration
   - Address management
   - Adds, moves, changes
   - Security
   - Accounting/billing
   - Assets/inventory
   - User management
   - Data management

Oparate / Maintain

   - Define thresholds
   - Monitor exceptions
   - Notify
   - Correlate
   - Isolate problems
   - Troubleshoot
   - Bypass/resolve
   - Validate and report

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