After your network is running, network communications management involves maintaining the physical connections between machines and maintaining the drivers that communicate with the network board. To use a network board, the LAN driver must be bound to the board. The following topics describe the procedures used to maintain communications between servers:

For ways to prevent physical communication problems, see Preventing Cabling Problems .

For ways to manage how your server resolves name services, see Managing Name Services Using NSSWITCH.CONF File .