, network management
is the execution of the set
of functions required for controlling, planning, allocating, deploying, coordinating, and monitoring
the resources of a telecommunications network
, including performing functions such as initial network planning, frequency
allocation, predetermined traffic routing
to support load
balancing, cryptographic key
, configuration management
, fault management
, security management
, performance management
, and accounting management.
Note: Network management does not include user terminal equipment.
Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188