A system and method in accordance with exemplary embodiments may include detecting a fault associated with a network element that is communicatively coupled to a network. After detecting the fault, the network element may receive a reset signal in response to the fault detection. After receiving the reset signal, the network element may store a new image of an operating system of the network element into memory associated with the network element. After storing the new image, the network element may reboot. During reboot, the method may load the stored new image of the operating system from memory associated with the network element.

Title
Method, system, and device for resetting network elements
Application Number
12/041844
Publication Number
20090228696
Application Date
March 4, 2008
Publication Date
September 10, 2009
Inventor
Emory L YOUNG
Reisterstown
MD, US
Rose M UNDERWOOD
Washington
DC, US
Jimmie D PETERMAN
Glenndale
MD, US
Henry A MCKELVEY
Capitol Heights
MD, US
Agent
Patent Management Group
VA, US
Agent
Verizon
VA, US
Assignee
Verizon Services
VA, US
IPC
G06F 15/177
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