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Issue 2 • March 1988

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  • LAN management in an IBM framework

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):6 - 12
    Cited by:  Papers (5)  |  Patents (2)
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    The IBM framework for network management consists of entry points and service points reporting to a focal point on the behalf of targets, such as the collection of devices connected to a LAN. The NetView Program provides the focal-point function; the NetView/PC Program provides the service-point function. The LAN Manager provides the LAN-specific application operating at the service point, providi... View full abstract»

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  • ANM: Automated network management system

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):13 - 19
    Cited by:  Papers (19)  |  Patents (24)
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    A description is given of the automated network management (ANM) system, which assists the network operator and analyst in understanding and controlling complex internets. The ANM system provides an integrated set of tools for real-time monitoring, control, and analysis of internets consisting of diverse network entities such as internet gateways, packet-switching nodes, packet radio systems and h... View full abstract»

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  • The OSI management architecture: an overview

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):20 - 29
    Cited by:  Papers (40)  |  Patents (16)
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    A description is given of the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) management environment, which consists of tools and services needed to control and supervise interconnection activities and any associated managed objects. It is intended to allow a user, once he or she has been provided with the capability of communicating across several subnetworks, to manage this collection of subnetworks and syst... View full abstract»

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  • Managing Phase V DECnet networks: the entity model

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):30 - 36
    Cited by:  Papers (8)  |  Patents (8)
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    The digital network architecture (DNA) defines how DECnet networks operate. DNA has evolved over a series of phases, each incorporating technologies. The latest phase of DNA, Phase V, integrates many OSI protocols into DNA. The author surveys the changes to DNA network management in Phase V. In particular, he describes the entity model, which models the management of the network components, and so... View full abstract»

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  • The high-level entity management system (HEMS)

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):37 - 42
    Cited by:  Papers (9)
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    HEMS, the high-level entity management system, is an internetwork management protocol designed to work with the TCP-IP protocol suite. HEMS expects each node on a network to support a virtual management database and provides database query language primitives that allow remote users to modify the database. A detailed overview of the system is presented.<> View full abstract»

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  • Introduction to the simple gateway monitoring protocol

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):43 - 49
    Cited by:  Papers (5)  |  Patents (4)
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    The simple gateway monitoring protocol (SGMP) is a simple application-layer protocol that allows logically remote users to inspect or alter management information for a gateway. In the internet context, gateway performs the functions of the classical packet switch. A description is given of the SGMP, its architecture, some of its uses and applications, the author's implementation experience, and s... View full abstract»

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  • Management of distributed measurement over interconnected networks

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):50 - 56
    Cited by:  Papers (7)  |  Patents (1)
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    A model is described for managing stand-alone network measurement devices distributed over an interconnected network (i.e. a network of networks, or internet). A host anywhere on the internet can act as a controlling device that manages a scattered set of measurement monitors. A protocol based on this model and the service it provides are discussed. The protocol fits in the application layer of th... View full abstract»

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  • The operations explosion

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):57 - 58
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    The author discusses the development of operations systems in the context of the evolving communications networks. He examines briefly the developments of the last 20 years. He then describes the issues of overall architecture and of productivity that must be addressed. He mentions the potential impact of expert systems on operations systems.<> View full abstract»

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As currently defined, IEEE Network covers the following areas: 1. network protocols and architectures, 2. Protocol design and validation, 3. Communication software and its development and test, 4. Network control and signalling, 5. network management, 6. Practical network implementations including local area networks, (LANs), metropolitan area networks (MANs), and wide  area networks, (WANs), 7. Switching and processing in integrated (voice/data) networks and network components, 8. Micro-to-host communication.

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