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A method and apparatus for testing a network having a plurality of nodes. The method includes sending commands to one or more traffic agents connected to the network and to at least one network management agent coupled to a respective node of the network, transmitting data from at least one of the traffic agents over the network responsive to the commands, determining network information at the at least one network management agent responsive to the commands and to transmission of the data through the respective node, and receiving and evaluating the network information to assess a state of the network.

Title
Fault location and performance testing of communication networks
Application Number
9/164488
Publication Number
6269330 (B1)
Application Date
October 1, 1998
Publication Date
July 31, 2001
Inventor
Moshe Sidi
Haifa
US
Israel Cidon
Haifa
US
Agent
Flisler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy
US
Assignee
Attune Networks
US
IPC
H02H 3/05
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