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Method and Apparatus for Configuring Service Equipment Elements in a Network


Eyermann, Frank; Racz, Peter; Schaefer, Christian; Stiller, Burkhard; Walter, Thomas (2006). Method and Apparatus for Configuring Service Equipment Elements in a Network. Munich [etc.]: DoCoMo EuroLabs Munich.

Abstract

A method for configuring a plurality of service equipment elements located along a data path connecting two elements in a network, said network comprising a plurality of administration servers, each administration server being responsible for configuring a respectively different plurality of service equipment elements, said method comprising: sending a trial-balloon message along said data path, said trial-balloon message when being received by a service equipment element in said data path causing said service equipment element to contact its corresponding administration server and said trial-balloon message further being forwarded by said service equipment element by which it was received to the next service equipment element in said data path; said administration elements in response to being contacted by their respective service equipment elements configuring said service equipment elements in accordance with context information received by said administration servers.

Abstract

A method for configuring a plurality of service equipment elements located along a data path connecting two elements in a network, said network comprising a plurality of administration servers, each administration server being responsible for configuring a respectively different plurality of service equipment elements, said method comprising: sending a trial-balloon message along said data path, said trial-balloon message when being received by a service equipment element in said data path causing said service equipment element to contact its corresponding administration server and said trial-balloon message further being forwarded by said service equipment element by which it was received to the next service equipment element in said data path; said administration elements in response to being contacted by their respective service equipment elements configuring said service equipment elements in accordance with context information received by said administration servers.

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Item Type:Scientific Publication in Electronic Form
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Informatics
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, knowledge & systems
Language:English
Date:2006
Deposited On:17 Apr 2013 14:11
Last Modified:07 Dec 2017 19:06
Publisher:DoCoMo EuroLabs Munich
Additional Information:Patent
Official URL:http://www.google.com/patents/EP1848151B1?cl=en
Related URLs:http://www.google.com/patents/EP1848151A1?hl=de&cl=en
Other Identification Number:merlin-id:3782

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