Chapter 20

Management, Monitoring, and Optimization

The Following CompTIA Network+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 4.4 Given a scenario, use the appropriate network monitoring resource to analyze traffic.
    • SNMP
    • SNMPv2
    • SNMPv3
    • Syslog
    • System logs
    • History logs
    • General logs
    • Traffic analysis
    • Network sniffer
  • 4.5 Describe the purpose of configuration management documentation.
    • Wire schemes
    • Network maps
    • Documentation
    • Cable management
    • Asset management
    • Baselines
    • Change management
  • 4.6 Explain different methods and rationales for network performance optimization.
    • Methods:
  • QoS
  • Traffic shaping
  • Load balancing
  • High availability
  • Caching engines
  • Fault tolerance
  • CARP
  • Reasons:
  • Latency sensitivity
  • High bandwidth applications (VoIP, video applications, ...

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