Most Ethernet hubs around the University have management modules which
Network Management Protocols (SNMP). This allows access at
various levels of privilege to enable configuration and monitoring.
Monitoring is obviously very useful because it allows remote
Debugging connections in colleges is a big problem, particularly at
the start of terms. A Java based tool to assist network analysis
would be very useful because it could easily be fired up on any near
Previous work and new directions
Several people undertook this project in 1997/98.
I'm not prepared to supervise this project again.