EXPERT SYSTEM FOR LOCAL AREA NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING 

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR LOCAL AREA NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING 

ABSTRACT

This work is designed to provide assistance in engaging and overcoming challenges involved in troubleshooting and maintenance of local area networks. It is presented in such simplified, easy-to-use way, that even users who are not experts in the field of networking, computer and/or communication engineering can relate with, and can apply its expertise to obtain various network solutions. Whenever there is a need to monitor a computer network and/or to troubleshoot in the event of a fault, the software package which is the end product of this project work can be installed or run on any of the computers within the network. With the assistance offered by the software, and with the wealth of a thorough knowledge-base captured within the software package, the needed solution for rectification of the network will be reproduced for the operator to apply.  Hence, it is termed ‘Expert System for Local Area Network Troubleshooting’.