Simple Network Management Protocol i.e. SNMP is a simple request/response protocol in which SNMP manager communicates with SNMP agents/managed devices using SNMP PDU’s (Packet Data Unit). There are 7 types of SNMP PDUs which are used by SNMP manager to manage SNMP agents. Continue reading

FCAPS in Network Management

FCAPS is an acronym for Fault, Configuration, Administration/Accounting, Performance,  and Security. A network manager’s ability or rather responsibility is to maintain and administer a computer network. Network management is the execution of the set of functions required for planning, allocating, Continue reading