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1. (TCO 6) In the context of network management, how can the same manageability features contribute simultaneously to several goals? (Points : 10)
2. (TCO 5) Briefly describe what the term heterogeneity refers to as related to integrated management. (Points : 10)
3. (TCO 5) In a few words, define the following management style in terms of its application to the network management system: management by delegation. (Points : 10)
4. (TCO 4) Pick the last three SNMP operations (primitives on which all SNMP management is based). Explain how these management operations support the management of network devices in a management system. (Points : 10)
5. (TCO 4) Briefly explain some of the uses of data traffic collected using the NetFlow protocol. Also explain the shortcoming of the NetFlow protocol. (Points : 10)
6. (TCO 3) Briefly explain what is meant by an object identifier (OID) as it relates to the MIB structure. (Points : 10)
7. (TCO 3) Explain the maintenance function of OAM & P network management in terms of its functions in the network management system. (Points : 10)
8. (TCO 3) Give an example of the S in the FCAPS reference model for network management. (Points : 10)
9. (TCO 6) Assume you are responsible for advising your IT manager about a system that would improve event correlations in the network management system. The main goal is to improve automated diagnosis of failures in the network. Develop effective metrics that the IT manager can use to assess various event-correlation systems that would meet the organization’s business objectives. (Points : 30)
10. (TCOs 2 and 5) What are some of the disadvantages of using a dedicated network management system in the corporate enterprise? What are some of the ways one can alleviate those drawbacks? (Points : 25)
11. (TCO 6) List at least three metrics that can be used to measure scale for a particular network management infrastructure. How essential are those metrics in (a) an enterprise organization and (b) a service provider organization?(Points : 25)