Network management

Primers and tutorials

Network management: What it is and what it isn't -- Overview by Douglas Stevenson.

Network, systems and application management -- Index of links on these subjects.

Network Management Consortium


Network management white papers -- More than 180 links, collected by Summit Online.

The Open Group -- Organization dedicated to developing and encouraging development of software to improve the scalability, portability, usability, and interoperability of computer systems.

Network Management -- archives.

LAN/desktop management

Desktop Management Task Force -- Vendor consortium developing standards for gathering information from networked PCs and other devices.


OpenView Forum -- OpenView user group.

Policy-based management

IETF RMON Working Group -- RMON info and links.

RMON-related RFCs -- from the IETF.


The SNMP FAQ -- Answers to frequently asked SNMP questions.

SimpleWeb, University of Twente -- General SNMP resources, bibliographies, mailing-list archives.

SNMPv2 reading list -- Draft specs, documents and mailing list info for this proposed completion of SNMPv2.

Online documents.


Web-based management

The Web-based Management Page -- Large collection of links on the topic.

This story, "Network management" was originally published by Network World.

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