Full Title:Network Management
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:NETW C7029
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:Students completing this module will understand the theory and principals of network management. Student will be able to use network management tools to monitor, configure, test and manage LAN and WAN infrastructures.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Discuss network management strategies and standards
  2. Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of network management protocols and notations.
  3. Employ network management tools
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
ISO Management Model
Standards, Models, Management Information Tree, Managed Object Perspective
Abstract Syntax Notation (ASN.1)
Terminology, Symbols and Conventions, Objects and Data Types, Encoding Structure
SNMP
SMI, Architecture, Protocol Specifications, Operation
RMON/MIB
Textual Conventions, MIB, Relationship Between Control and Data Tables
Network Management Tools and Applications
Protocol Analyser, CA Unicenter TN, Tivoli TME, Low-End System Management
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will consist of a number of small theory and practical skills tests through the semester to assess practical understanding. 1,2,3 50.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2 50.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will consist of a number of small theory and practical skills tests through the semester to assess practical understanding. 1,2,3 50.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End of semester exam None 50.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture   2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical   2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study   2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Practical No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Subramanian, Mani 2010, Network Management: Principles and Practice, 2 Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 8131734048]
  • Douglas Mauro, Kevin Schmidt 2005, Essential SNMP, 2 Ed., O'Reilly Media [ISBN: 0-596-00840-6]
  • Burke, J. R. 2004, Network Management: Concepts and Practice, A Hands-on approach, Prentice Hall [ISBN: 0130392950]
  • Morris, Stephen 2003, Network Management, MIBs and MPLs: Principles, Design and Implementation, Prentice Hall [ISBN: 0131011138]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Journal: The IP Journal, Cisco
  • Journal: Packet, Cisco

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_KCOMP_7 Bachelor of Science in Computing 6 Group Elective 3
DK_KCENW_7 Certificate in Computer Networking 1 Elective
DK_KCENW_7 Certificate in Computer Networking 2 Elective