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Fault management is the ability to locate faults, determine the cause, and make corrections. It also includes implementing fault-tolerant hardware systems and fault-tolerant procedures, as discussed under "Fault Tolerance and High Availability." Fault management involves the following:
Fault management requires certain procedures, personnel, and equipment to handle alarm conditions, as listed here:
Management software and management protocols are available to handle some of these tasks. Some companies outsource these tasks. See "Network Management" for more information.
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