Network Management (NM)
|Publication Date:||29 August 2012|
PURPOSE. This Instruction, issued under the authorities of DoD Directive (DoDD) 5144.1 (Reference (a)) and DoDD 8000.01 (Reference (b)):
a. Establishes policy and assigns responsibility for planning, implementing, executing, and maintaining NM for the Global Information Grid (GIG) as an integral part of GIG Enterprise Management (GEM)
b. Supplements the overarching guidance for NetOps contained in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8410.02 (Reference (c)) by directing that NM data be shared and that NM and spectrum management (SM) systems be integrated.
c. Supplements the guidance contained in DoDI 8500.02 (Reference (d)) by specifically requiring the adoption of mechanisms and processes for NM systems, (e.g., automated configuration management (CM) and policy based network management (PBNM) capabilities).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Applies to all DoD NM systems and associated technology, processes, personnel, and organizations that receive, process, store, display, or transmit DoD information, regardless of classification or sensitivity, to include NM systems operated by a contractor or other entity on behalf of DoD and any NM system interfaces to DoD mission partners.
c. Shall not alter or supersede the existing authorities and policies of the Director of National Intelligence regarding the protection of sensitive compartmented information (SCI) and special access programs (SAP) for intelligence as directed by Executive Order 12333 (Reference (e)) and other laws and regulations. The application of the provisions and procedures of this Instruction to SCI or other SAP for intelligence information systems is encouraged where they may complement or discuss areas not otherwise specifically addressed.