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Network Management, MIBs and MPLS: Principles, Design and Implementation by Stephen B. Morris

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Chapter 6. Network Management Software Components

We now describe some of the internal software components that combine to make up an NMS. As we've seen, network management is complex, and the requirements of most organizations are normally filled using a range of software products. The discussion in this chapter uses the FCAPS areas as the pillars that support and logically separate the subject treatment. As usual, to illustrate principles, we liberally dip into the areas of device technology, MPLS, ATM, FR, and so on. There are many possible solutions to NMS development—this chapter describes just one possible structure. The following NMS software areas (and subareas) are described:

  • Server-side components

  • Network-receiving asynchronous

  • Network-receiving ...

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