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Advanced Management Topics

OBJECTIVES
  • Next generation NM requirements

    • ITU-T
    • IETF
  • Status of current NM technology

    • ISO Model: FCAPS
    • Product requirements
  • Limitations of SNMP management

  • Web-based development

    • Early Web-based development
    • Web interface and Web management
    • Distributed Management Task Force, DMTF
  • CORBA-based NM technology

  • XML-based NM technology

  • Comparison of NM technologies

  • Recent NM-related standards

In this chapter we look at new approaches that are emerging for effectively managing Next Generation Networks (NGNs). We discuss the current status of network management technology and the limitations of traditional management technologies (SNMP and OSI) in Section 16.1. We also describe some of the initiatives that were ...

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