A complete treatment of ATM technology would fill up an entire book and is beyond the scope of this chapter. Instead, this chapter will focus on how to obtain performance and fault-related data from Cisco ATM devices. It is assumed that the reader is already familiar with ATM. For further details, refer to the References listed at the end of the chapter.
This chapter contains the following topics for managing ATM interfaces:
A brief general discussion on ATM technology to establish some background and terminology
Performance management for LS1010 and Catalyst 8500MSR ATM switches