|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||709/227 ; 370/236|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 145 인용 특허 : 56|
A method and system for quality-of-service in a data-over-cable system using configuration protocol messaging is provided. The method and system include determining whether a cable modem termination system has enough available bandwidth to provide a quality-of-service connection requested by a cable modem from a quality-of-service server. The quality-of-service server uses Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol ("DHCP") messaging to send and receive quality-of-service identifiers indicating that the cable modem termination system has enough available bandwi...
[ We claim:] [1.]1. In a data-over-cable system with a plurality of network devices, a method for providing quality-of-service for a network device, the method comprising the following steps:sending a first message with a first protocol from a first network device to a second network device, the first message including a request to determine if the first network device has enough available bandwidth to create a connection to a third network device with a specific quality-of-service;receiving a second message with the first protocol from the second networ...