Explain the advantages of the MIB module


Networking Management


Explain the advantages of the MIB module


Case Studies

CASE STUDY (20 Marks)

You own a speciality company, self made company (SMC) which sells hats and jackets. You obtained an object IDENTIFIER 5000 under enterprises node from IANA. You have two branch locations. Each has an inventory system that can be accessed by the IP address, which have the following OBJECT DISCRIPTORS. Branch 1 = 100 100 100 15 Branch 2 = 100 100 100 16 Each branchhas two types of products whose inventory are – Hats & jackets Hats are all of the same size and the inventory is a scaler value, hat quantity Jackets come in different sizes and the inventory is maintained in a table, jacket table, whose columnar objects are : Jacket size (Index) Jacket quantity

Answer the following question.

Q1. Now create a MIB Module for your company. The objective is to find the inventory of any specific product while sitting in your office.

Q2. Draw a MIB subtree.

Q3. Write a MIB Module

Q4. Explain the advantages of the MIB module

CASE STUDY (20 Marks)

An IT Manager gets complaints from users that there is excessive delay in response over the Ethernet LAN. The manager suspects that the cause of the problem is excessive collisions on the LAN. She gathers statistics on collisions using the dot.3 stats Table and localizes the problem to a single faulty network interface card :

 Answer the following question.

Q1. Explain how she localized the problem. You may use RFC 2358 to answer this exercise.

Q2. Do you feel there is any other way to solve the problem.

Q3. Explain your views on the above.

CASE STUDY (20 Marks)

You have been assigned the responsibility of adding a new vendor’s components with its own network management system to an existing network managed by a network management system :

Answer the following question.

Q1. Identify the three sets of functions that you need to do to fulfill your task.

Q2. How would you differentiate between these set of functions on the basis of their features

CASE STUDY (20Marks)

Assume these are two management stations – one SNMP based and the other Corba based. The SNMP based manager does poll based fault management of a device by sending SNMP requests every 2 minutes. The Corba based NMS fault management is fully push based and the NMS receives a notification when there is a fault. The size of the SNMP request and response PDUS is 150 bytes and the size of a CORBA notification is about 400 bytes. During 1 hour these are 20 alarms.

Answer the following question.

Q1. Calculate the bandwidth used in both cases

Q2. How do you differentiate between both the cases?


Explain the advantages of the MIB module


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