Definitions for "Network Management"
Keywords:  fault, diagnose, tuned, snmp, osi
The monitoring of an active network in order to diagnose problems and gather statistics for network administration and fine tuning.
A set of procedures, equipment and operations designed to keep a network operating near maximum efficiency when unusual loads or equipment failures would otherwise force the network into a congested, inefficient state.
Monitoring a network's internal operations and reallocating its work load to use its capacity efficiently.
A set of activities and duties whose goal is to provide high-quality, reliable communication among a group of networked computer users. Typical activities may include resource planning, network design, providing user assistance and training, reconfiguration of the network due to a change in user requirements, assessing user needs, designing appropriate solutions, and troubleshooting and remedying network problems as they arise.
Generic term used to describe systems or actions that help maintain, characterize, or troubleshoot a network.
The conceptual control element of a data station that interfaces with all of the layers of that data station and is responsible for the setting and resetting control parameters, obtaining reports of error conditions, and determining if the station should be connected to or disconnected from the medium.
Tracking and ensuring the flow of data in a network, just as one would track and ensure the flow of materials in a factory, warehouse, or delivery system. See also SNMP.
n. The process of planning, organizing, and controlling a communication-oriented data processing or information system.