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Network Administration for IT Staff

Read about network tools available to IT staff at UB.

Network Attached Peripherals (NAP) Private VLANs provide a layer of additional protection for network attached peripherals including printers, electronic billboards, monitoring devices, door controllers and cameras against “network attacks” from non-UB networks and from UB ResNet, UB OpenPort and UB Wi-Fi networks. (Access to NAP VLAN's is allowed from UB Secure Wi-Fi, but not from other Wi-Fi SSID's.)
We offer a variety of reporting and troubleshooting tools to all members of the UBIT community.
Power Survivability Service provides a solution for departments located in buildings that already have an emergency generator who wish to maintain telephone and network connectivity during scheduled and unscheduled interruptions in power. 
Network monitoring is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week* to hosts on a subscription basis. Upon an alarming event, we will notify IT Support Staff by mode of choice and alert them of an availability problem. Service allows for time of day variance.
Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) is to NetBIOS names what DNS is to domain names — a central mapping of host names to network addresses.  See more about WINS service at UB.
The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is an application layer protocol that facilitates the exchange of management information between network devices. SNMP enables network administrators to manage network performance, find and solve network problems and plan for network growth.