04956852 is referenced by 40 patents and cites 3 patents.

A method for remotely configuring a modem in a communication system is described herein. Specifically, the method allows a modem user the ability to modify or view the options of a remote modem by placing the remote modem first into a test mode. The method, following the execution of the test mode, provides some security through the use of a security code which is programmable by the remote user. The remote modem is then placed into a reconfiguration mode, after which the local modem transmit commands to the remote modem using a bi-sync protocol to ensure accurate reception of commands and responses. The process of remote configuration is terminated by exiting the reconfiguration and test modes.

Title
Method for remote configuration of a modem
Application Number
7/238800
Publication Number
4956852
Application Date
August 30, 1988
Publication Date
September 11, 1990
Inventor
Dean Y Hodge
Madison
AL, US
Agent
Charles L Warren
Assignee
Universal Data Systems
AL, US
IPC
H04Q 9/00
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