CHAPTER 9 Network Management
A common way of characterizing network management functions is by using the acronym FCAPS: fault, configuration, accounting, performance, and security.
Network management can include many functions; some of these functions include planning, allocating, deploying, monitoring resources, load balancing, security management, performance management, bandwidth management, and route analytics.
Configuration management (CM) is a practice that involves documentation of a device’s configuration, as well as keeping that documentation up-to-date, so that any future changes can be controlled and tracked. By having this information, you can replace devices and make changes to the ...