WebManager: Transforming a Network Management Application Into a Component-Based Framework

Jacques Philippe Sauvé, Antônio A. T. R. Coutinho, Rodrigo R. Almeida, Ayla D. D. de Souza, Alexandre Duarte
2001 Latin American Network Operations and Management Symposium  
This paper describes a network management tool. Visits to organizations of all sizes reveal that more than 95% of them are empty-handed as far as network management tools are concerned and pursue ad hoc management techniques. We argue that this sad state of affairs is due to the lack of cheap, easy to use tools. Although we don't solve the problem completely by providing such a tool, we show how a black-box component-oriented framework can be the basis for constructing it. We report on results
more » ... f actual use of the tool to manage a small network and show that the postulated requirements (flexibility, scalability, ease of use and portability) are met.
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