Practical test tips for network managers

Habisreitinger, Werner
October 1998
Communications News;Oct98, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p44
Trade Publication
Presents a few techniques for testing a Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) ring. Requirements that network measurements must meet; Steps to successful verification of ring operation; Verification of payload and data communication channel transparency; Checking add-drop multiplex functionality; Verification of network management functions; Jitter analysis; Pointer analysis; Wander analysis; Alarm sensors; Path trace.


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