SNMP Network Management

SNMP Network Management

by Paul Simoneau

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Overview

Whether youOre a systems administrator, network manager, technical support staffer, product/project manager, or an experienced user who must deal with SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) day in and day out, this clearly written and richly illustrated guidebook can start you on the road to using SNMPNand help you take full advantage of it on the jobNright now. The book takes you through everything you need to know, giving you a vital reference to all SNMP functions and related documents and protocolsNcomplete with sample decoded messages, segments, packets, and sessions. It also incorporates a detailed discussion of the SNMP protocol and its evolution, network support, Management Information Base, Remote Monitoring, and network management applications; comprehensive information on the latest SNMP version: SNMPv3; hands-on exercises to analyze real-world data collected from working networks; coverage of intelligent agents and how they work with SNMP; and implementation tips and advice on troubleshooting and maintaining network security. What's more, the DOS disk that accompanies this one-of-a-kind book contains real-world network data, plus fully usable demo versions of protocol analysis tools packed with insights into the SNMP protocolNand how data flows in the SNMP environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780079130754
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/01/1998
Series: McGraw-Hill Computer Communications Series
Edition description: BK&CD ROM
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 7.36(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xiii(2)
Acknowledgments xv
PART 1 INTRODUCTION: THE WHY AND WHAT OF NETWORK MANAGEMENT 1(28)
Chapter 1 Why Manage Networks?
3(4)
What Is "Network Management"?
5(1)
Network Management Goal
6(1)
Chapter 2 SNMP History
7(10)
Beginning Stages: 1980s
8(1)
Growth and Progress: Early 1990s
9(3)
Moving Toward the Future: Mid- to Late 1990s
12(5)
Chapter 3 A Review of TCP/IP
17(12)
TCP/IP Stack Overview: Layer Responsibilities
18(1)
The Process Layer
19(1)
Host-to-Host Layer
20(1)
Internet Layer
21(3)
Network Interface Layer
24(1)
Live on Arrival
25(1)
Some Assembly Required
26(3)
PART 2 SNMP AND MIBs 29(236)
Chapter 4 SNMP Overview
31(10)
An SNMP Model
32(1)
Manageable Objects
33(1)
Object Identifier
33(1)
Logical MIB Location
34(1)
SNMP, the Protocol
35(1)
Behind the Curtain
35(1)
The SNMP Agent
36(2)
Protocol Data Units
38(1)
NMS User Request Flow
38(1)
Agent Response Flow
39(2)
Chapter 5 SNMP and MIB Details
41(10)
Structure and Identification of Management Information
42(5)
MIB Tables
47(4)
Chapter 6 MIB-II Details
51(30)
From ISO to Host or How to Read 1.3.6.1.2.1
52(1)
The System Group
52(1)
The Interfaces Group
53(5)
The IP Group
58(10)
The TCP Group
68(3)
The UDP Group
71(1)
EGP I/O Counters
72(3)
The Transmission Group
75(2)
The SNMP Group
77(4)
Chapter 7 MIB-II Extensions
81(50)
Generic Interface Extensions
84(1)
AppleTalk Networking
84(1)
Open Shortest Path First
84(3)
Border Gateway Protocol
87(1)
Remote Network Monitoring
88(1)
Bridge Objects
88(1)
DECnet Phase IV
88(3)
Character Streams
91(2)
SNMP Parties and Secrets
93(1)
802.3 Repeater
94(1)
Routing Information Protocol
95(1)
Identification Protocol
96(1)
Host Resources MIB
96(1)
802.3 Medium Attachment Units
97(1)
Network Application Services Monitoring
98(1)
Mail Monitoring
98(2)
X.500 Directory Monitoring
100(1)
Interface Types and MIB
100(1)
Domain Name System
101(1)
Uninterruptible Power Supplies
101(1)
Systems Network Architecture Network Addressable Units
102(5)
Ethernet-like Interfaces
107(1)
SMDS Interface Objects
108(1)
ATM
108(1)
Dial-up Modems
109(1)
Relational Database
109(4)
Traffic Flow
113(1)
SNA SDLC
113(2)
Token Ring Station Source Route
115(1)
Printer
115(2)
Mobile IP
117(1)
IEEE 802.12
117(1)
Data Link Switch
117(3)
Entity
120(1)
SNMPv2 Internet Protocol
120(2)
SNMPv2 Transmission Control Protocol
122(1)
SNMPv2 User Datagram Protocol
122(1)
Resource Reservation Protocol
123(1)
Integrated Services
124(1)
IEEE 802.12 Repeaters
124(1)
System Application
125(2)
IPv6
127(1)
ICMPv6
128(1)
MARS
129(2)
Chapter 8 Beyond MIB-II
131(86)
Experimental MIB Modules
132(1)
Private Enterprise MIBs
132(1)
Security
133(74)
SNMPv2 and SNMPv3
207(6)
Mail
213(4)
Chapter 9 SNMP Details
217(10)
SNMPv1 PDU Basics
218(2)
Generic SNMPv1 Message Format
220(3)
SNMPv1 PDU Layout
223(1)
SNMP Trap
224(2)
Larger SNMP OID Values
226(1)
Chapter 10 SNMPv2 Changes
227(12)
New Branches to the Management Tree
229(3)
Data Type Precision
232(1)
ASN.1 Macro Changes
233(1)
TEXTUAL-CONVENTION Macro
234(1)
SNMPv2 PDU Operations Changes
234(1)
SNMPv2c Common PDU Structure
235(1)
SNMPv2s Message Field Layout
235(1)
SNMPv2 Wrappers
236(2)
Transport Mapping Implementations
238(1)
Chapter 11 SNMPv3
239(14)
SNMP Evolution
240(1)
SNMPv3
240(3)
The Changes
243(6)
Proxy Agents
249(2)
Bilingual NMS
251(2)
Chapter 12 Network Management Applications
253(6)
NMA Functions
254(1)
Additional NMA Functions
255(1)
Leading-Edge NMA Functions
255(1)
NMA Product Support
256(1)
NMA Platform Support
257(1)
The Future of Network Management Applications
257(2)
Chapter 13 Web-Based Network Management
259(6)
Web Server on Each Managed Device-Direct Communication
260(1)
Web Server as Proxy Agent-Intermediate Translation
261(1)
Challenges
261(1)
Other Coming Events
262(3)
PART 3 X.700 MODEL OF NETWORK MANAGEMENT 265(134)
Chapter 14 An X.700 Model of Network Management
267(8)
Configuration Management
268(1)
Accounting Management
269(1)
Performance Management
269(1)
Security Management
270(2)
Fault Management
272(3)
Chapter 15 Configuration Management
275(20)
Public MIB Configuration Data
276(16)
Private MIB Configuration Data
292(3)
Chapter 16 Accounting Management
295(14)
Asset Management
296(5)
Network Value Assessment
301(4)
Usage Auditing
305(4)
Chapter 17 Performance Management
309(54)
Baselining
310(1)
Performance Counters
310(10)
Nodal Activity
320(2)
Network Activity Volumes
322(1)
Trend Analysis
323(1)
Remote Monitoring
324(15)
SNMP Traps
339(2)
Chapter 17 Appendix RMON 1 and 2 MIBs
341(22)
Chapter 18 Security Management
363(12)
Securing Agents and NMSs
364(1)
Community Name
364(1)
Encryption
364(1)
Protocol Analysis
365(4)
MIB-II Variables
369(4)
Firewall Issues
373(1)
SNMP Group Variables
373(2)
Chapter 19 Fault Management
375(24)
Troubleshooting
376(1)
System Group Objects
376(1)
The Interface Group
377(5)
The IP Group
382(8)
The ICMP Group
390(4)
The TCP Group
394(3)
The SNMP Group
397(2)
Appendix Enterprise Numbers by Enterprise 399(66)
On the CD 465(2)
Index 467

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