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Which of these would you most likely use on an enterprise management console to gather a long-term operational metrics from a core switch?


B) Performance Monitor

C) Event Viewer


E) Where would an enterprise management console reside on the Enterprise?

The answer: D) SNMP

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is used by management system to gather operational statistics from switches, routers, firewalls, servers, and other infrastructure devices.

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