Definition - What does Fault Management mean?
Fault management is a network management component that deals with the detection, isolation and resolution of network problems. The proper implementation of a fault management system can help ensure that networks function optimally.
Techopedia explains Fault Management
Fault management can be active or passive. Passive fault management is performed by collecting alarms from devices when an error is encountered. Active fault management addresses issues by monitoring devices using certain tools to determine whether devices are active and responding. Applications designed for fault management systems are called fault management platforms.
The Past, Present and Future of Autonomic Computing
Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic: