Secure Network Management Within an Open-Source Mobile Agent Framework

@article{Pashalidis2004SecureNM,
  title={Secure Network Management Within an Open-Source Mobile Agent Framework},
  author={Andreas Pashalidis and Martin Fleury},
  journal={Journal of Network and Systems Management},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={9-31}
}
Mobile agents (MAs) have been proposed for decentralized network management. This paper explains how Aglets, a Java open-source MA framework, not a proprietary system, can be used for security-enhanced network management, complementing the security of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) version 3. The solution prototyped is a hybrid environment where network management applications use MAs that interact locally with SNMP agents via the SNMP protocol. The implemented class libraries… CONTINUE READING
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