Distinguish "message traffic" from "non-message traffic."
Describe at least three NTM controls.
Give some of the common causes of general network overload.
What is a focused overload? Name two measures to mitigate effects of focused
What are the two broad categories of NTM controls?
Describe the two variations of cancel controls.
List four of the automatic (traffic flow) controls one might encounter in a modern
computer-controlled (SPC) switch.
There are really four distinguishable network management protocols. Name each
along with its sponsoring agency.
What are the three components of SNMP? Use the acronyms and write out their
What does the MIB do for agents?
In SNMP, what does an agent do when an unexpected event occurs?
What is the efficiency of SNMP regarding overhead?
How does a probe fit into the network management operation?
The RAMON MIB contains nine groups. One of these groups is called "alarms."
How do they work?
What is the function of a trap?
How does SNMPv.2 improve upon SNMPv.1?
What are the two general areas where SNMPv.3 improves upon SNMPv.2?
Give two major reasons why CMIP has not achieved acceptance in the network
In the data communications community there are really two separate worlds. One of
these has been handed down by the U.S. Department of Defense. Name these two
worlds. Name the network management protocols associated with each.
CMIP is based on what environment? (Think ISO).
TMN is under the auspices of what international organization?
Identify the five fundamental functional areas of TMN. (Return to the basics of
network management itself.)
Name at least two of the four TMN function blocks.
What is now providing network management in ATM?
Name at least five principles and options of ILMI.
What types of management information will be available in the ATM UNI MIB?
List at lest five items.