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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Network Management and Troubleshooting

    1. General Approaches to Troubleshooting

    2. Need for Troubleshooting Tools

    3. Troubleshooting and Management

  2. Chapter 2 Host Configurations

    1. Utilities

    2. System Configuration Files

    3. Microsoft Windows

  3. Chapter 3 Connectivity Testing

    1. Cabling

    2. Testing Adapters

    3. Software Testing with ping

    4. Microsoft Windows

  4. Chapter 4 Path Characteristics

    1. Path Discovery with traceroute

    2. Path Performance

    3. Microsoft Windows

  5. Chapter 5 Packet Capture

    1. Traffic Capture Tools

    2. Access to Traffic

    3. Capturing Data

    4. tcpdump

    5. Analysis Tools

    6. Packet Analyzers

    7. Dark Side of Packet Capture

    8. Microsoft Windows

  6. Chapter 6 Device Discovery and Mapping

    1. Troubleshooting Versus Management

    2. Device Discovery

    3. Device Identification

    4. Scripts

    5. Mapping or Diagramming

    6. Politics and Security

    7. Microsoft Windows

  7. Chapter 7 Device Monitoring with SNMP

    1. Overview of SNMP

    2. SNMP-Based Management Tools

    3. Non-SNMP Approaches

    4. Microsoft Windows

  8. Chapter 8 Performance Measurement Tools

    1. What, When, and Where

    2. Host-Monitoring Tools

    3. Point-Monitoring Tools

    4. Network-Monitoring Tools

    5. RMON

    6. Microsoft Windows

  9. Chapter 9 Testing Connectivity Protocols

    1. Packet Injection Tools

    2. Network Emulators and Simulators

    3. Microsoft Windows

  10. Chapter 10 Application-Level Tools

    1. Application-Protocols Tools

    2. Microsoft Windows

  11. Chapter 11 Miscellaneous Tools

    1. Communications Tools

    2. Log Files and Auditing

    3. NTP

    4. Security Tools

    5. Microsoft Windows

  12. Chapter 12 Troubleshooting Strategies

    1. Generic Troubleshooting

    2. Task-Specific Troubleshooting

  1. Appendix A Software Sources

    1. Installing Software

    2. Generic Sources

    3. Licenses

    4. Sources for Tools

  2. Appendix B Resources and References

    1. Sources of Information

    2. References by Topic

    3. References

  3. Colophon