Fault Delivery, Notification, Reporting, and Repair
Now that faults have occurred, you need to do something with them. You uncovered a problem with the network. Of course, not all problems are as important as others are. The next few sections will discuss the following:
Methods of fault delivery
Notifying key personnel of critical faults
Effecting fault repair
Methods of Fault Delivery
The first step to processing faults is delivering them to the correct recipients. Faults need to be delivered to a repository so that they can be processed easily and in a manner that reflects their priority. The lowest-priority faults should be logged to a file for processing when time allows. Higher priority faults should be delivered to a system ...