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I am searching for a list of faults that may occur in a traditional IP network.

To give you a better understanding of what I am looking for:

  • For an MPLS-IP network the set of faults may be something as given in this cisco site.

I want pointers to such kind of faults for a traditional IP network.

Individual suggestions from you are welcome, but in doing so, please also provide a link to the official site from which you came with those failure scenarios.

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closed as not a real question by Bart De Vos, SmallClanger, EEAA, Dave M, Iain Jun 8 '12 at 13:11

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Experiance tells me you cannot prodict every thing. You will allways miss something. and there has to be a cost/Risk ratio. – t1nt1n Jun 8 '12 at 11:25
nobody is going to do your homework for you, fault list can go on and on, there is not a single answer to this. – Cold T Jun 8 '12 at 11:37
I am just asking for a list of standard probable causes. I am sure that there must be a standard specification somewhere, as this is essential for Root Cause Analysis. I am not asking anyone to do my homework for me. I am just saying, such a list is already available, and if someone knows where to find it, please let me know. – Hashken Jun 8 '12 at 11:38
maybe something link this? - – Cold T Jun 8 '12 at 11:42
This isn't a very good serverfault question. It's way too broad and it's asking for lists. Also note the text when you hover the mouse over the downcheck- SF isn't your personal research assistant. – Iain Jun 8 '12 at 11:51

backhone attenuation is a common problem affecting all types of data networks. this includes IP networks. as requested link to credible source:

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