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Network Management, 2nd Edition

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Network Management: Principles And Practice is a reference book that comprehensively covers various theoretical and practical concepts of network management. It is divided into four units. The first unit gives an overview of network management. The

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. About the Author
  5. Dedication Page
  6. Preface
  7. Part I - Background
    1. 1 - Data Communications and Network Management Overview
      1. 1.1 - Analogy of Telephone Network Management
      2. 1.2 - Data (Computer) and Telecommunication Network
      3. 1.3 - Distributed Computing Environment
      4. 1.4 - TCP/IP-Based Networks: Internet and Intranet
      5. 1.5 - Communication Protocols and Standards
        1. 1.5.1 - Communication Architectures
        2. 1.5.2 - Protocol Layers and Services
      6. 1.6 - Networks, Systems, and Services
        1. 1.6.1 - Broadband Networks, Systems, and Services
        2. 1.6.2 - Wide Area Networks
        3. 1.6.3 - Broadband Access Networks
        4. 1.6.4 - Home/CPE Networks
        5. 1.6.5 - Quality of Service in Broadband Systems
        6. 1.6.6 - Security and Privacy in Broadband Systems
      7. 1.7 - Case Histories on Network, System, and Service Management
        1. 1.7.1 - Case History 1: Importance of Topology (“Case of the Footprint”)
        2. 1.7.2 - Case History 2: Centrally Managed Network Issues
        3. 1.7.3 - Transaction Delays in Client–Server Network
        4. 1.7.4 - Service Impact in End-to-End Service of Customers
        5. 1.7.5 - Some Common Network Problems
      8. 1.8 - Challenges of IT Managers
      9. 1.9 - Network Management: Goals, Organization, and Functions
        1. 1.9.1 - Goal of Network Management
        2. 1.9.2 - Network Provisioning
        3. 1.9.3 - Network Operations and NOC
        4. 1.9.4 - Network Installation and Maintenance
      10. 1.10 - Network Management Architecture and Organization
      11. 1.11 - Network Management Perspectives
        1. 1.11.1 - Network Management Perspective
        2. 1.11.2 - Service Management Perspective
        3. 1.11.3 - OSS Perspective
        4. 1.11.4 - e-Business Management
      12. 1.12 - NMS Platform
      13. 1.13 - Current Status and Future of Network Management
      14. Summary
      15. Exercises
    2. 2 - Review of Information Network and Technology
      1. 2.1 - Network Topology
      2. 2.2 - Local Area Networks
        1. 2.2.1 - Ethernet
        2. 2.2.2 - Fast Ethernet
        3. 2.2.3 - Gigabit Ethernet
        4. 2.2.4 - Full-Duplex Ethernet
        5. 2.2.5 - Switched Ethernet
        6. 2.2.6 - 10-Gigabit Ethernet
        7. 2.2.7 - Virtual LAN
        8. 2.2.8 - Token Ring
        9. 2.2.9 - FDDI
        10. 2.2.10 - Wireless LAN
      3. 2.3 - Network Node Components
        1. 2.3.1 - Hubs
        2. 2.3.2 - Bridges
        3. 2.3.3 - Remote Bridge
        4. 2.3.4 - Transparent Bridge
        5. 2.3.5 - Source-Routing Bridge
        6. 2.3.6 - Routers
        7. 2.3.7 - Gateways and Protocol Converters
        8. 2.3.8 - Multiprotocol Routers and Tunneling
        9. 2.3.9 - Half-Bridge Configuration of Router
        10. 2.3.10 - Edge Routers
        11. 2.3.11 - Switches
      4. 2.4 - Wide Area Networks
      5. 2.5 - Transmission Technology
        1. 2.5.1 - Introduction
        2. 2.5.2 - Wired Transmission
        3. 2.5.3 - Wireless Transmission Media
        4. 2.5.4 - Transmission Modes
      6. 2.6 - Integrated Services: ISDN, Frame Relay, and Broadband
      7. Summary
      8. Exercises
  8. Part II - SNMP and Network Management
    1. 3 - Basic Foundations: Standards, Models, and Language
      1. 3.1 - Network Management Standards
      2. 3.2 - Network Management Models
      3. 3.3 - Organization Model
      4. 3.4 - Information Model
        1. 3.4.1 - Management Information Tree
        2. 3.4.2 - Managed Object Perspective
      5. 3.5 - Communication Model
      6. 3.6 - Abstract Syntax Notation One: ASN.1
        1. 3.6.1 - Terminology, Symbols, and Conventions
        2. 3.6.2 - Objects and Data Types
        3. 3.6.3 - Object Name
        4. 3.6.4 - An Example of Use of ASN.1 from ISO 8824
      7. 3.7 - Encoding Structure
      8. 3.8 - Macros
      9. 3.9 - Functional Model
      10. Summary
      11. Exercises
    2. 4 - SNMPv1 Network Management: Organization and Information Models
      1. 4.1 - Managed Network: Case Histories and Examples
      2. 4.2 - History of SNMP Management
      3. 4.3 - Internet Organizations and Standards
        1. 4.3.1 - Organizations
        2. 4.3.2 - Internet Documents
      4. 4.4 - SNMP Model
      5. 4.5 - Organization Model
      6. 4.6 - System Overview
      7. 4.7 - Information Model
        1. 4.7.1 - Introduction
        2. 4.7.2 - Structure of Management Information
        3. 4.7.3 - Managed Objects
        4. 4.7.4 - Management of Information Base
      8. Summary
      9. Exercises
    3. 5 - SNMPv1 Network Management: Communication and Functional Models
      1. 5.1 - SNMP Communication Model
        1. 5.1.1 - SNMP Architecture
        2. 5.1.2 - Administrative Model
        3. 5.1.3 - SNMP Protocol Specifications
        4. 5.1.4 - SNMP Operations
        5. 5.1.5 - SNMP MIB Group
      2. 5.2 - Functional Model
      3. Summary
      4. Exercises
    4. 6 - SNMP Management: SNMPv2
      1. 6.1 - Major Changes in SNMPv2
      2. 6.2 - SNMPv2 System Architecture
      3. 6.3 - SNMPv2 Structure of Management Information
        1. 6.3.1 - SMI Definitions for SNMPv2
        2. 6.3.2 - Information Modules
        3. 6.3.3 - SNMP Keywords
        4. 6.3.4 - Module Definitions
        5. 6.3.5 - Object Definitions
        6. 6.3.6 - Textual Conventions
        7. 6.3.7 - Creation and Deletion of Rows in Tables
        8. 6.3.8 - Notification Definitions
        9. 6.3.9 - Conformance Statements
      4. 6.4 - SNMv2 Management Information Base
        1. 6.4.1 - Changes to the System Group in SNMPv2
        2. 6.4.2 - Changes to the SNMP Group in SNMPv2
        3. 6.4.3 - Information for Notification in SNMPv2
        4. 6.4.4 - Conformance Information in SNMPv2
        5. 6.4.5 - Expanded Internet MIB-II
      5. 6.5 - SNMPv2 Protocol
        1. 6.5.1 - Data Structure of SNMPv2 PDUs
        2. 6.5.2 - SNMPv2 Protocol Operations
      6. 6.6 - Compatibility with SNMPv1
        1. 6.6.1 - Bilingual Manager
        2. 6.6.2 - SNMP Proxy Server
      7. Summary
      8. Exercises
    5. 7 - SNMP Management: SNMPv3
      1. 7.1 - SNMPv3 Key Features
      2. 7.2 - SNMPv3 Documentation Architecture
      3. 7.3 - Architecture
        1. 7.3.1 - Elements of an Entity
        2. 7.3.2 - Names
        3. 7.3.3 - Abstract Service Interfaces
      4. 7.4 - SNMPv3 Applications
        1. 7.4.1 - Command Generator
        2. 7.4.2 - Command Responder
        3. 7.4.3 - Notification Originator
        4. 7.4.4 - Notification Receiver
        5. 7.4.5 - Proxy Forwarder
      5. 7.5 - SNMPv3 Management Information Base
      6. 7.6 - Security
        1. 7.6.1 - Security Threats
        2. 7.6.2 - Security Model
        3. 7.6.3 - Message Format
      7. 7.7 - SNMPv3 User-Based Security Model
        1. 7.7.1 - Authentication Protocols
        2. 7.7.2 - Encryption Protocol
      8. 7.8 - Access Control
        1. 7.8.1 - Elements of the Model
        2. 7.8.2 - VACM Process
        3. 7.8.3 - VACM MIB
      9. Summary
      10. Exercises
    6. 8 - SNMP Management: RMON
      1. 8.1 - What is Remote Monitoring?
      2. 8.2 - RMON SMI and MIB
      3. 8.3 - RMON1
        1. 8.3.1 - RMON1 Textual Conventions
        2. 8.3.2 - RMON1 Groups and Functions
        3. 8.3.3 - Relationship Between Control and Data Tables
        4. 8.3.4 - RMON1 Common and Ethernet Groups
        5. 8.3.5 - RMON Token-Ring Extension Groups
      4. 8.4 - RMON2
        1. 8.4.1 - RMON2 Management Information Base
        2. 8.4.2 - RMON2 Conformance Specifications
      5. 8.5 - ATM Remote Monitoring
      6. 8.6 - A Case Study on Internet Traffic Using RMON
      7. Summary
      8. Exercises
    7. 9 - Network Management Tools, Systems, and Engineering
      1. 9.1 - System Utilities for Management
        1. 9.1.1 - Basic Tools
        2. 9.1.2 - SNMP Tools
        3. 9.1.3 - Protocol Analyzer
      2. 9.2 - Network Statistics Measurement Systems
        1. 9.2.1 - Traffic Load Monitoring
        2. 9.2.2 - Protocol Statistics
        3. 9.2.3 - Data and Error Statistics
        4. 9.2.4 - Using MRTG to Collect Traffic Statistics
      3. 9.3 - MIB Engineering
        1. 9.3.1 - General Principles and Limitations of SMI
        2. 9.3.2 - Counters vs. Rates
        3. 9.3.3 - Object-Oriented Approach to MIB Engineering
        4. 9.3.4 - SMI Tables
        5. 9.3.5 - SMI Actions
        6. 9.3.6 - SMI Transactions
        7. 9.3.7 - Summary: MIB Engineering
      4. 9.4 - NMS Design
        1. 9.4.1 - Functional Requirements
        2. 9.4.2 - Architecture of the NMS Server
        3. 9.4.3 - Key Design Decisions
        4. 9.4.4 - Discovery Module
        5. 9.4.5 - Performance Manager
        6. 9.4.6 - Fault Manager
        7. 9.4.7 - Distributed Management Approaches
        8. 9.4.8 - Server Platforms
        9. 9.4.9 - NMS Client Design
        10. 9.4.10 - Summary: NMS Design
      5. 9.5 - Network Management Systems
        1. 9.5.1 - Network Management
        2. 9.5.2 - System and Application Management
        3. 9.5.3 - Enterprise Management
        4. 9.5.4 - Telecommunications Management Systems
      6. Summary
      7. Exercises
  9. Part III - TMN and Applications Management
    1. 10 - Telecommunications Management Network
      1. 10.1 - Why TMN?
      2. 10.2 - Operations Systems
      3. 10.3 - TMN Conceptual Model
      4. 10.4 - TMN Standards
      5. 10.5 - TMN Architecture
        1. 10.5.1 - Functional Architecture
        2. 10.5.2 - Physical Architecture
        3. 10.5.3 - Information Architecture
      6. 10.6 - TMN Management Service Architecture
      7. 10.7 - TMN Integrated View
      8. 10.8 - TMN Implementation
        1. 10.8.1 - OMNIPoint
        2. 10.8.2 - eTOM
      9. Summary
      10. Exercises
    2. 11 - Network Management Applications
      1. 11.1 - Configuration Management
        1. 11.1.1 - Network Provisioning
        2. 11.1.2 - Inventory Management
        3. 11.1.3 - Network Topology
      2. 11.2 - Fault Management
        1. 11.2.1 - Fault Detection
        2. 11.2.2 - Fault Location and Isolation Techniques
      3. 11.3 - Performance Management
        1. 11.3.1 - Performance Metrics
        2. 11.3.2 - Data Monitoring
        3. 11.3.3 - Problem Isolation
        4. 11.3.4 - Performance Statistics
      4. 11.4 - Event Correlation Techniques
        1. 11.4.1 - Rule-Based Reasoning
        2. 11.4.2 - Model-Based Reasoning
        3. 11.4.3 - Case-Based Reasoning
        4. 11.4.4 - Codebook Correlation Model
        5. 11.4.5 - State Transition Graph Model
        6. 11.4.6 - Finite State Machine Model
      5. 11.5 - Security Management
        1. 11.5.1 - Policies and Procedures
        2. 11.5.2 - Resources to Prevent Security Breaches
        3. 11.5.3 - Firewalls
        4. 11.5.4 - Cryptography
        5. 11.5.5 - Authentication and Authorization
        6. 11.5.6 - Client–Server Authentication Systems
        7. 11.5.7 - Message Transfer Security
        8. 11.5.8 - Network Protection from Virus Attacks
      6. 11.6 - Accounting Management
      7. 11.7 - Report Management
      8. 11.8 - Policy-Based Management
      9. 11.9 - Service Level Management
      10. Summary
      11. Exercises
  10. Part IV - Broadband Network Management
    1. 12 - Broadband Network Management: WAN
      1. 12.1 - Broadband Network and Services
      2. 12.2 - ATM Technology
        1. 12.2.1 - Virtual Path–Virtual Circuit
        2. 12.2.2 - ATM Packet Size
        3. 12.2.3 - Integrated Service
        4. 12.2.4 - WAN/SONET
        5. 12.2.5 - ATM LAN Emulation
      3. 12.3 - ATM Network Management
        1. 12.3.1 - ATM Network Reference Model
        2. 12.3.2 - Integrated Local Management Interface
        3. 12.3.3 - ATM Management Information Base
        4. 12.3.4 - Role of SNMP and ILMI in ATM Management
        5. 12.3.5 - M1 Interface: Management of ATM Network Element
        6. 12.3.6 - M2 Interface: Management of a Private Network
        7. 12.3.7 - M3 Interface: Customer Network Management of a Public Network
        8. 12.3.8 - M4 Interface: Public Network Management
        9. 12.3.9 - ATM Digital Exchange Interface Management
      4. 12.4 - MPLS Network Technology
        1. 12.4.1 - MPLS Network
        2. 12.4.2 - MPLS Traffic Engineering
        3. 12.4.3 - MPLS Label
        4. 12.4.4 - LSP, LSR, LDP, and Label
      5. 12.5 - MPLS OAM Management
        1. 12.5.1 - OAM in ATM and MPLS Network
        2. 12.5.2 - Fault Management of LSP
        3. 12.5.3 - Service Level Management
        4. 12.5.4 - MPLS MIBs
        5. 12.5.5 - Interdependencies of MPLS MIBS
        6. 12.5.6 - MPLS MIB Group Composition
        7. 12.5.7 - Use of Interface Stack in MPLS
        8. 12.5.8 - Traffic Engineering Link MIB Group
        9. 12.5.9 - MPLS Example
      6. 12.6 - Optical and MAN Feeder Networks
        1. 12.6.1 - Optical DWDM/SDH Network
        2. 12.6.2 - SDH Management
        3. 12.6.3 - SONET Transport Hierarchy and ifTables
        4. 12.6.4 - WDM Optical Transport Network
      7. Summary
      8. Exercises
    2. 13 - Broadband Network Management: Wired and Optical Access Networks
      1. 13.1 - Broadband Access Network
      2. 13.2 - Broadband Access Technology
      3. 13.3 - Cable Modem Technology
        1. 13.3.1 - Cable Transmission Medium and Modes
        2. 13.3.2 - Cable Modem
        3. 13.3.3 - Cable Modem Termination System
        4. 13.3.4 - RF Spectrum for a Cable Modem
        5. 13.3.5 - Data-Over-Cable Reference Architecture
      4. 13.4 - Cable Access Network Management
        1. 13.4.1 - Cable Modem and CMTS Management
        2. 13.4.2 - HFC Link Management
        3. 13.4.3 - RF Spectrum Management
      5. 13.5 - DOCSIS Standards
        1. 13.5.1 - DOCSIS 1.0
        2. 13.5.2 - DOCSIS 1.1
        3. 13.5.3 - DOCSIS 2.0
        4. 13.5.4 - DOCSIS 3.0
      6. 13.6 - DSL Access Network
      7. 13.7 - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
        1. 13.7.1 - ADSL Access Network in Overall Network
        2. 13.7.2 - ADSL Architecture
        3. 13.7.3 - ADSL-Channeling Schemes
        4. 13.7.4 - ADSL-Encoding Schemes
      8. 13.8 - ADSL Management
        1. 13.8.1 - ADSL Network Management Elements
        2. 13.8.2 - ADSL Configuration Management
        3. 13.8.3 - ADSL Fault Management
        4. 13.8.4 - ADSL Performance Management
        5. 13.8.5 - SNMP-Based ADSL Line MIB
        6. 13.8.6 - MIB Integration with Interfaces Group in MIB-2
        7. 13.8.7 - ADSL Operational and Configuration Profiles
      9. 13.9 - ADSL2, ADSL2+, and VDSL2
      10. 13.10 - Passive Optical Network
      11. 13.11 - PON Management
      12. Summary
      13. Exercises
    3. 14 - Broadband Wireless Access Networks
      1. 14.1 - Basic Principles
        1. 14.1.1 - Free-Space Propagation
        2. 14.1.2 - Two-Ray Propagation
        3. 14.1.3 - Fading
      2. 14.2 - Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Networks
        1. 14.2.1 - MMDS Network
        2. 14.2.2 - LMDS Network
        3. 14.2.3 - Management of MMDS and LMDS Networks
        4. 14.2.4 - IEEE 802.16 Network
        5. 14.2.5 - WiMax Network
        6. 14.2.6 - Management of Fixed Wireless Access Network
      3. 14.3 - Mobile Wireless Networks
        1. 14.3.1 - Mobile IP
        2. 14.3.2 - Mobility Management
        3. 14.3.3 - Resource and Power Management
        4. 14.3.4 - QoS Management
        5. 14.3.5 - Security Management
      4. 14.4 - Satellite Networks
        1. 14.4.1 - VSAT Network
        2. 14.4.2 - VSAT Network Management
      5. Summary
      6. Exercises
    4. 15 - Broadband Home Networks
      1. 15.1 - Home Networking Technologies
      2. 15.2 - Wired Home Distribution Network
      3. 15.3 - Ethernet Management
      4. 15.4 - Wireless Home Distribution Networks
      5. 15.5 - IEEE 802.11/WiFi Network
      6. 15.6 - IEEE 802.11 Network Management
        1. 15.6.1 - Security Management
        2. 15.6.2 - Quality of Service Management
        3. 15.6.3 - Central Management of WLANs
      7. Summary
      8. Exercises
    5. 16 - Advanced Management Topics
      1. 16.1 - Introduction
        1. 16.1.1 - Next Generation NM Requirements
        2. 16.1.2 - Status of Current NM Technology
        3. 16.1.3 - Limitations of SNMP Management
        4. 16.1.4 - Evolutionary Approaches to Overcome Limitations
      2. 16.2 - Early Web-Based Development
        1. 16.2.1 - Web Interface and Web Management
        2. 16.2.2 - Web-Based Enterprise Management
        3. 16.2.3 - Web-Based Interface Management Architecture
      3. 16.3 - CORBA-Based NM Technology
        1. 16.3.1 - Limitations of TMN-Based Management
        2. 16.3.2 - Emergence of CORBA-Based Management
        3. 16.3.3 - CORBA Agent
        4. 16.3.4 - CORBA-Based Manager
      4. 16.4 - XML-Based NM Technology
        1. 16.4.1 - Use of XML and Associated Technologies for NM
        2. 16.4.2 - XML-Based Management Approaches
        3. 16.4.3 - Current Status of XML-Based Management
        4. 16.4.4 - XML-Based Manager
        5. 16.4.5 - XML-Based Agent
        6. 16.4.6 - XML-Based Web Services for Management
      5. 16.5 - Comparison of Management Technologies
      6. 16.6 - Recent NM-Related Standards
      7. Summary
      8. Exercises
  11. Appendix A OSI Network and System Management
    1. A.1 OSI Management Standards
    2. A.2 System Overview
    3. A.3 Organization Model
    4. A.4 Information Model
    5. A.5 Communication Model
    6. A.6 Application Functions Management
    7. Summary
  12. Appendix B Project Suggestions
    1. B.1 Project Structure and Evaluation
    2. B.2 Projects
  13. Appendix C Laboratory Tutorials
    1. C.1 Network Basic Tools Lab
    2. C.2 SNMP Tools Lab
    3. C.3 SNMP Applications
  14. Appendix D Spread Spectrum Technology: OFDM
    1. D.1 Fourier Transformation
  15. Trademarks
  16. Acronyms
  17. Glossary
  18. References
  19. Copyright