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Distributed network management using SNMP, Java, WWW and CORBA

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Java, WWW, and CORBA are complementary technologies that, once joined, may offer a powerful mechanism for the development of distributed management applications without necessarily overlapping some already existing standards such as SNMP and CMIP. Within this context, this paper makes use of these technologies in order to implement a distributed system for the management of a cluster of high performance stations. The information transfer required by this system is basically under the responsibility of the SNMP and the IIOP/CORBA protocols, while the user interaction with the system is done through a Web browser.
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