Module Details

Module Code: NETW C7029
Full Title Network Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( June 2019 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 5
Module Author Martin McCourt
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: Students completing this module will understand the theory and principles of network management. Student will be able to use network management tools to monitor, configure, test and manage LAN and WAN infrastructures.
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Compare network management strategies and standards.
MLO2 Assess different network management protocols and notations.
MLO3 Employ network management tools.
MLO4 Configure network management protocols and applications.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
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.
Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work35.00%
Practical15.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Multiple Choice Questions % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2
Duration in minutes 45
Assessment Description
The MCQ will cover all aspects of network management covered to date.
Assessment Type Essay % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 10 Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
This assignment will be independent work covering aspects and trends in network management.
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Practical/Skills Evaluation % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 4
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
The practical exam will test a student's ability to configure and interpret network management protocols and applications
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 50
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
End-of-Semester Final Examination

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Multiple Choice Questions % of Total Mark 20
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 12 Learning Outcome 1,2
Duration in minutes 45
Assessment Description
The MCQ will cover all aspects of network management covered to date.
Assessment Type Essay % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 10 Learning Outcome 2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
This assignment will be independent work covering aspects and trends in network management.
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Practical/Skills Evaluation % of Total Mark 15
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing Week 13 Learning Outcome 4
Duration in minutes 120
Assessment Description
The practical exam will test a student's ability to configure and interpret network management protocols and applications
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Formal Exam % of Total Mark 50
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing End-of-Semester Learning Outcome 1,2,3
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
End of semester exam
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 Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact   Every Week 2.00 2
Practical Contact   Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact   Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Practical Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Directed Reading Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Independent Study Non Contact No Description Every Week 2.00 2
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Subramanian, Mani. (2010), Network Management: Principles and Practice, 2. Pearson, [ISBN: 8131734048].
  • Douglas Mauro, Kevin Schmidt. (2005), Essential SNMP, 2. O'Reilly Media, p.462, [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].
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Jukka Vesalainen. (2017), Practices for Network Management: In Search of Collaborative Advantage, Google Books.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 
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