Protocol independent information modelling for a peer-to-peer configuration interface

  • J. Hall
  • M. Best
  • R. Ferry
  • S. Fratini
  • C. Hunt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1430)


The subject of this paper is work that is being undertaken to define an interface for configuration management between peer service providers needing to cooperate in a deregulated telecommunications service market. The paper describes the context in which the work is being undertaken, the approach adopted, and the current status of the work in developing an information model that is both protocol and technology independent. The resulting object model is presented and experiences in protocol and technology independent modelling are discussed.


management information model protocol independent modelling configuration management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hall
    • 1
  • M. Best
    • 2
  • R. Ferry
    • 3
  • S. Fratini
    • 4
  • C. Hunt
    • 5
  1. 1.GMD FOKUSGermany
  2. 2.Newbridge NetworksCanada
  3. 3.US WEST CommunicationsUSA
  4. 4.BellcoreUSA
  5. 5.Southwestern BellUSA

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