SNMP - INTRODUCTION
Network Management Requirements:
• Fault Management:
o Determine the location of fault
o Isolate the fault and continue working o Minimize the impact of the fault
o Repair or replace the failed component
• Account Management :
o Established charges for use of services and charge accordingly.
• Configuration and Name Management :
o Initializing a network and shutting down gracefully
o Maintaining, adding and updating the relationship among the components and status of the components.
• Performance Management;
o Facility needed to evaluate the behaviour of managed objects and the effectiveness of the communication activities.
o Control effectiveness of communication activities at various levels.
• Security Management:
o Address the security aspects essential for network management and to protect managed objects
o Protection of target network security, access control of facilities, generating, storing, distributing encryption keys, passwords, authorization control information etc.