Topic 15: Network Management

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
Because of an unexplained network slowdown on your network, you decide to install monitoring software on several key network hosts to locate the problem. You will then collect and analyze data from a central network host. What protocol will the software use to detect the problem?

a. TCP/IP
b. SNMP
c. IPX
d. SMTP
e. The primary protocol of your network

b. SNMP
Which protocol uses traps to send notifications from network devices?

a. SMTP
b. IMAP4
c. IGMP
d. SNMP
e. ICMP

d. SNMP
You have been using SNMP on your network for monitoring and management. You are concerned about the security of this configuration. What should you do?

a. Implement version 3 of SNMP
b. Implement a RADIUS solution
c. Combine SNMP with SSL
d. Use SSH instead of SNMP

a. Implement version 3 of SNMP
Which of the following are improvements to SNMP that are included within SNMP version 3? (Select two)

a. Authentcation for agents and managers
b. Encryption of SNMP messages
c. Hashing of the community name
d. Use of SFTP for transferring SNMP data

a. Authentcation for agents and managers
b. Encryption of SNMP messages
One of the components of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is an alert. Which of the following best describes an SNMP alert?

a. An event configured on an agent. When the event occurs, the agent logs details regarding the event
b. Sends a message via email or SMS when an event occurs
c. Uses GETNEXT messages to navigate the structure of an MIB
d. A message sent from a management system, requesting info about a specific OID

b. Sends a message via email or SMS when an event occurs

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