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In-Band and Out-of-Band Network Management

May 18th, 2010 (Guest Blogger)Leave a comment
In-Band and Out-of-Band Network Management

One of the best practices managing your production network devices is to have both, an in-band and out-of-band system management in place. An in-band management involves managing devices through the common protocols such as telnet or SSH, using the network itself as a media. It is a common way that provides identity based access controls for better security. By doing so, it is also a good practice to segregate your management traffic from your production customer traffic. If your network is for example congested due to the real user traffic – you will at least be able to login… View full post »