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Chapter 5. Overview of IBM Tivoli
This chapter explains the seven layers of the Open Systems Interconnection
(OSI) model and the features and functions of IBM Tivoli Switch Analyzer that
provide network management capabilities at layer 2 of the model. It also
describes the integration of IBM Tivoli Switch Analyzer and IBM Tivoli NetView,
particularly in terms of their abilities to correlate layer 2 and layer 3 events to find
the root cause of network problems.