Chapter 11. Network Management Capabilities Within Cisco IOS Software

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to

• Identify the rationale for using embedded management functionality in network infrastructure devices

• Discuss design considerations for NetFlow

• Discuss design considerations for NBAR

• Discuss design considerations for IP SLAs

The Cisco IOS Software includes embedded management functionality that enables network engineers to achieve efficient network performance, scalability, and availability. These management tools provide critical data for establishing baselines, capacity planning, and determining network bottlenecks. This chapter discusses the importance, requirements, and considerations for implementing the embedded ...

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