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Web-based Systems and Network Management

1st Edition

By Kornel Terplan

CRC Press

272 pages

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Hardback: 9780849395987
pub: 1999-04-21
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Description

Web-based technology is rapidly penetrating many business areas, including systems and network management. This new technology is based on the Internet, offering benefits in terms of unification and simplification of systems and network management.

Web-based Systems and Network Management is a practical guide to managing Web-based network systems. The first serious book on this subject - based on a three-day seminar developed by the author- demonstrates the use of Web technology , and shows how the various components of the Internet and Intranets must be economically and securely managed.

Web-based standardization is taking three main directions: Port 280, JavaAPI, and Wbem (Web-based Enterprise Management). These are discussed in depth and the opportunities and limitations of each are addressed. The book not only handles the basics but also gives guidance on their use to simplify systems and network management.

Table of Contents

Basics of Systems and Network Management

Unification and Simplification of Systems and Network Management

Expectations of Users

Offers by Vendors

Where Have Integration Concepts Failed?

Interest of Device Manufacturers and Platform Suppliers

Web-based Technology is Supporting Basic Management Functions

Management Data Collection

Management Data Processing

Analyzing Management Data

Information Distribution

Design and Planning

Principal Functions of Systems and Network Management

Business Model of Systems and Network Management

Client Contact Point Processes

Operations Support Processes

Fault Tracking Processes

Change Control Processes

Planning and Design Processes

Implementation and Maintenance Processes

Fault Monitoring Processes

Performance Monitoring Processes

Security Management Processes

Systems Administration Processes

Finance and Billing Processes

Web Basics and First Applications

The HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

Web Basics

Managing Network and System Components

Standards for Webification

Actual Status of Using Technology

Analyzing Web Traffic

Dynamic HTML

Extensible markup Language (XML)

Directions of Web Based Management Standards

Web Management from IETF

Java Management API from SunSoft

Web-based Enterprise Management

Complete Framework

Enabling Technologies for Platform and Device Level Management

Management Platforms and the Web

Management Platforms Attributes

Platform Suppliers and their Web Based Solutions

Web Innovations

Web-Based Framework of the Future

Web-based Management Application Examples

Device Dependent Management Applications

Device Independent Management Applications

Service Level management Using Web Technologies

Software Distribution over the Internet

Windows NT Management Using Web Technology

Web Technology for Legacy Management

Performance Considerations

Web Pages Content Management

Server Management

Traffic Monitoring and Analysis

Content Smart Resource Management

Look Through Measurements

Browser Administration

Summary and Trends

References

List of Abbreviations

Index

About the Series

Advanced & Emerging Communications Technologies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COM060000
COMPUTERS / Internet / General