In terms of actual time, you will spend more time managing and troubleshooting your network than you will actually spend designing and building it. In this chapter, we looked at the different areas that make up network management. By the end of this chapter, you should have an understanding of the following:
SNMP and its components, SMI, ASN.1, and BER
Basic network management models
What a BERT, a TDR, and a protocol analyzer are
What a MIB is
The topic of network management, troubleshooting, and analysis is extensive. The goal of this chapter (and the others in this book, for that matter) has been to provide you with a basic understanding of the essential concepts. There are numerous information resources available in ...