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Network Management acronyms/tutorials - RE: Request for a clue!
From: "dave o'leary" <doleary () juniper net>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 10:27:24 -0700
At 12:30 PM 5/24/01 -0400, Wayne Gustavus wrote:
I agree, sounds like FCAPS
which is often used in discussions of full-blown network managements systems
and is described in various standards documents. However, I believe the "P"
has traditionally been for Performance vice Provisioning.
That is correct, P in FCAPS is for Performance Management.
Here is a doc which reviews the FCAPS model along with some
perspective of how it fits in with other parts of network management.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog () merit edu [mailto:owner-nanog () merit edu]On Behalf Of
> Vinay Bannai
> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 2:31 PM
> To: Thomas Gainer
> Cc: 'nanog () merit edu'
> Subject: Re: Request for a clue!
> Thomas Gainer wrote:
> > I have heard a whisper about a network equipment evaluation
> standard called
> > FCATS. I have never heard of it (only NEBS) and I can not find any
> > information on it. All my searches turn up information on
> the Florida
> > standardized tests but nothing regarding technology evaluation and
> > reporting. Does anyone have a hint I can follow to find
> information, like
> > maybe what the acronym stands for?
> > Thanks,
> > Thomas
> Maybe you are referring to FCAPS. It stands for Fault
> Configuration Accounting
> Provisioning and Security. This is used to represent the various
> functionalities that a network equipment is typically
> required to support.
> I personally have not heard of FCATS in reference to network