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CMOL (CMIP over LLC) is a network management protocol that uses common management information protocol (CMIP) over logical link control (LLC). CMIP is a standard network monitoring protocol, and LLC is a data communication protocol that allows multiple signals over a shared medium. CMOL was developed as a joint effort by 3Com and IBM to manage devices on local-area networks (LANs).

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About CMOL (CMIP Over LLC)

Small and midsize companies use CMOL protocols to manage the diversity of devices on the network. The primary system should effectively communicate with routers, hubs and switches, and other devices with various operating systems, programs, and interfaces.

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