Network management is the process of administering and managing computer networks. Services provided by this discipline include fault analysis, performance management, provisioning of networks and maintaining quality of service. Software that enables network administrators to perform their functions is called network management software.
A small number of accessory methods exist to support network and network device management. Network management allows IT professionals to monitor network components within large network area. Access methods include the SNMP, command-line interface (CLI), custom XML, CMIP, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), Transaction Language 1 (TL1), CORBA, NETCONF, and the Java Management Extensions (JMX).
- Application service management
- Business service management
- Comparison of network monitoring systems
- In-network management
- ITIL – Set of practices for IT service management
- Integrated business planning
- Network administrator
- Network and service management taxonomy
- Network management system
- Network monitoring
- Network performance management
- Network traffic measurement
- Out-of-band management
- Systems management
- Website monitoring
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