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An SNMP Filesystem in Userspace

  • Rui Pedro Lopes
  • Tiago Pedrosa
  • Luis Pires
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 141)

Abstract

Modern computer networks are constantly increasing in size and complexity. Despite this, data networks are a critical factor for the success of many organizations. Monitoring their health and operation status is fundamental, and usually performed through specific network management architectures, developed and standardized in the last decades. On the other hand, file systems have become one of the best well known paradigms of human-computer interaction, and have been around since early days in the personal computer industry. In this paper we propose a file system interface to network management information, allowing users to open, edit and visualize network and systems operation information.

Keywords

Network management SNMP File system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Polytechnic Institute of BragançaBragançaPortugal
  2. 2.IEETAUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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