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FCAPS checklist

Fault management
  • Fault detection
  • Fault correction
  • Fault isolation
  • Network recovery
  • Alarm handling
  • Alarm filtering
  • Alarm generation
  • Clear correlation
  • Diagnostic test
  • Error logging
  • Error handling
  • Error statistics

Configuration management
  • Resource initialization
  • Network provisioning
  • Auto-discovery
  • Backup and restore
  • Resource shut down
  • Change management
  • Pre-provisioning
  • Inventory/asset management
  • Copy configuration
  • Remote configuration
  • Automated software distribution
  • Job initiation, tracking, and execution
Accounting management
  • Track service/resource use
  • Cost for services
  • Accounting limit
  • Usage quotas
  • Audits
  • Fraud reporting
  • Combine costs from multiple resources
  • Support for different accounting modes

Performance management
  • Utilization and error rates
  • Performance data collection
  • Consistent performance level
  • Performance data analysis
  • Problem reporting
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance report generation
  • Maintaining and examining historical logs

Security management
  • Selective resource access
  • Access logs
  • Data privacy
  • User access rights checking
  • Security audit trail log
  • Security alarm/event reporting
  • Take care of security breaches and attempts
  • Security-related information distributions


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