A Protocol for Atomic Deployment of Management Policies in QoS-Enabled Networks

  • Rodrigo Sanger Alves
  • Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville
  • Maria Janilce Bosquiroli Almeida
  • Liane Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4268)


This paper presents a novel protocol to support the atomic deployment of management policies for networks with quality of service (QoS) support. The necessity of such a protocol comes from the fact that faulty policy deployments lead to situations where the required QoS is not provided to network users but still consumes network resources such as bandwidth. In addition to the protocol definition, we present a Web services-based implementation and an analysis of the proposed protocol in a policy-based architecture for the management of differentiated services (DiffServ)-enabled networks.


Policy Tool Policy Enforcement Point Policy Repository DiffServ Network Policy Deployment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rodrigo Sanger Alves
    • 1
  • Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville
    • 1
  • Maria Janilce Bosquiroli Almeida
    • 1
  • Liane Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsFederal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)Porto AlegreBrazil

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