Accession Number:

ADA291057

Title:

Wide Area Networking R and D.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 89-Mar 93,

Corporate Author:

NYSERNET INC LIVERPOOL NY

Report Date:

1994-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

134.0

Abstract:

This was a joint Rome LaboratoryARPA advanced development effort that 1 provided wide area high speed networking services for the New York State NYS Arpanet 2 created the National Networking Testbed NNET and 3 developed Simple Network Management Protocol SNMP software tools. Under the first task, existing NYS Arpanet users were provided Transmission Control ProtocolInternet Protocol TCPIP network service and support, access to the Defense Research Internet DRI with connectivity to the Internet, and upgraded service from 56 kbps to 1.544 mbps. The second task involved the installation and operation of the NNT, a nationwide, high-speed computer data network dedicated to ARPAs use to support domestic military and NASA sites, with access provided to the U.S. Dept. of Energy. The NNT provided a non-production network environment to field test a variety of network infrastructure devices and management control software tools. The third task involved the development of network management software technology to operate and maintain reliable end-to-end NNT connectivity. In addition to SNMP software tools, some software development work involved applications related to the International Standards Organization Development Environment ISODE and X.5OO Directory areas.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE