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Network administration

In telecommunication, a network administration is a group of network management functions that (a) provide support services, (b) ensure that the network is used efficiently, and (c) ensure prescribed service-quality objectives are met.

Note: Network administration may include activities such as network address assignment, assignment of routing protocols and routing table configuration, and directory service configuration.

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from MIL-STD-188

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