Remote network monitoring, RMON
RMON1: Monitoring Ethernet LAN and tokenring LAN
RMON2: Monitoring upper protocol layers
Generates and sends statistics close to subnetworks to central NMS
RMON MIBs for RMON group objects
The success of SNMP management resulted in the prevalence of managed network components in the computer network. SNMPv1 set the foundation for monitoring a network remotely from a centralized network operations center (NOC) and performing fault and configuration management. However, the extent to which network performance could be managed was limited. The characterization of the performance of a computer network is statistical in nature. This led to the logical step of measuring the ...