Advanced information modelling for integrated network management applications
The current trend in user requirements for network management proceeds towards integrated network management. That is, users of telecommunications services want a uniform management view of, and want to subscribe to, specific sets of network management functionality over the whole network they are using. A prerequisite to this uniform network management view is a uniform information model of the network. The object-oriented approach is currently used and standardized for this information modelling. This paper presents such concepts together with appropriate AIP technology, especially model based reasoning, for carrying out this information modelling effectively and efficiently.
KeywordsRACE AIM Object-oriented Paradigm Object Managed Object Network Management TMN MIB Managed Resource Model based reasoning
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