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Network Node Manager (NNM)

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The Network Node Manager (NNM) is a program that helps a network administrator view and manage the conditions in a computer network. NNM is part of the OpenView suite of enterprise system management applications from Hewlett-Packard (HP). Using the Network Node Manager, an administrator can view the network in an easy-to-see graphical format. NNM "discovers" the devices that are in the network and shows their relative location and their status. When a device fails, NNM can analyze events associated with the failure and help to recommend action. NNM also provides some predictive information that helps identify potential failures before they occur.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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