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Multiplatform Management of a Hard Real-Time Ethernet Switch

Pleszko, A.P. ; Barraca, JP ; Ferreira, J.

Multiplatform Management of a Hard Real-Time Ethernet Switch, Proc IEEE International Workshop on Management of Emerging Networks and Services - MENS 2009, Anaheim, California, United States, Vol. 0, pp. 0 - 0, December, 2012.

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The Hard Real-Time Ethernet Switch (HaRTES) allows using the same network to handle multiple traffic flows, without compromising the performance of real-time applications. Furthermore, it also provides flexible and on-line scheduling techniques with admission control capabilities, thus real-time communications flows can be added, removed and updated online with strict temporal isolation. However, HaRTES lacked a standard management interface to configure its parameters and view its status. This paper describes a multiprotocol (SNMP and NETCONF) management interface design, and implementation. It also presents a preliminary validation of the two management technologies.