Basic CS-Networks [3i Infotech Placement]: Sample Questions 18 - 18 of 90

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Question 18


Describe in Detail


In network management discuss the problems associated with networking and protocol.


Problems Associated with Networking


  • Assist administrators with identifying when a network is down or has problems.
  • Troubleshooting might fall short as a permanent fix.


  • Network devices could be infested with spyware or adware.
  • Understand and record the activity of spyware.
  • Detect and remove spyware.

Network management protocol:

  • SNMP:
    • A popular protocol for network management.
    • Collates information and configuration from, hubs, switches, and routers.
    • Widely accepted protocols to manage and monitor network elements.
    • Professional network elements come with bundled SNMP agent.
  • DMI:
    • Framework for managing and keeping track of hardware and software components in a system from a central location.
    • Hardware and operating system independent.
    • DMI consist of four components:
      • Management Information Format
      • Service layer
      • Component interface
      • Management interface
  • WBEM:
    • Industry standards allowing an enterprise to manage information operations in the distributed computing environment.
    • Provides a web-based approach for exchanging CIM data across different technologies and platforms.
    • CIM data is presented in XML and usually transmitted between WBEM servers and clients using HTTP.
  • CIM:
    • Industry standard for defining device and application characteristics.
    • Allows system administrators and management programs to control devices and applications from different manufacturers.
    • Provides comprehensive set of tools and resources to help server vendors, storage hardware vendors, and independent hardware vendors develop compatible applications.

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