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Network Management, 2nd Edition by Mani Subramanian

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2

Review of Information Network and Technology

OBJECTIVES
  • Network components and technologies to be managed:

    • Network topologies: LAN and WAN
    • Wired LAN topology: Bus, Ring, Star, and Hybrid Hub
    • Wireless LAN
    • WAN topology: Mesh and Tree
    • Fixed and mobile wireless networks
    • Fiber networks
  • Ethernet LAN:

    • Physical media and MAC protocol
    • 10 and 100 Mbps; 1 and 10 Gbps Ethernet LAN
    • Switched and Duplex Ethernet LANs
    • Virtual LAN
  • Token-Ring LAN

  • FDDI

  • Network components:

    • Bridges
    • Routers
    • Gateways
  • Circuit switching and packet switching

  • Transmission technology:

    • Transmission media: Wired and wireless
    • Transmission modes
    • Multiplexing: TDM and WDM
    • SONET and SDH
  • Multimedia networks and services

In Chapter 1 we learned that a network comprises nodes and ...

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