O'Reilly logo

Performance and Fault Management by James M. Thompson, Kent J. Phelps, Robert L. Pavone, Christopher E. Elliott, Paul L. Della Maggiora

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 6. Event and Fault Management

Your event management system (EMS) is the place where everything comes together and where the network lets you know when it needs attention. If your EMS is configured and working properly and if your thresholds are properly set, you can relax and wait for the system to report problems to you. If you don't want to spend your days analyzing reports or listening to complaints from network users, you'll want to invest the time required to configure this system properly for your network.

The problem is that the network will produce many more events than you'll want to deal with directly. So your EMS needs to process all these events and somehow just report to you when there's a problem that needs your attention. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required