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Checklist for network management features

Checklist for network management system (NMS) features:
  1. FCAPS - Fault, Capacity, Accounting, Performance and Security.
  2. Network topology mapping using CDP, ICMP.
  3. SOP repositary.
  4. SLA repositary and measurement.
  5. Checklists.
  6. Full ability of interpret and monitor using the ICMP protocol.
  7. Active Directory. Health. Monitor users and groups.
  8. Search engine.
  9. Syslog aggregation.
  10. QoS.
  11. IP SLA.
  12. Netflow.
  13. Routing.
  14. MPLS.
  15. View from Mobile phone.
  16. Redundancy.
  17. Operating system support: Windows, Linux, MAC, iSeries, ZOS, Novell.
  18. Full stack analysis of http and https web servers.
  19. TCP and UPD port testing including ftp, http, https, smtp, pop3, dns, telnet, imap, nntp and ssh servers.
  20. Diagnostics.
  21. Notification and alerting. SMS.
  22. Historical reporting.
  23. Trending.
  24. Monitoring and conformation of email flow - bounce emails.
  25. Use ODBC, ADO and OLE-DB interfaces to monitor databases.
  26. Event logs.
  27. Disk space and availablity.
  28. Memory usage.
  29. Processes.
  30. Services.
  31. Temperature
  32. Humidity
  33. Water leaks
  34. Maintenance schedules.
  35. Knowledge base of known errors. Automatic population into knowledge base of third party vendor release notes.
  36. Device and server configuration store.
  37. Report on status of Anti-virus agents.
  38. Name resolution checking.
  39. Time server checking. NMS can sychronize time to time server.


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