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Determining service outage duration using Ethernet OAM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000260334D
Publication Date: 2019-Nov-12

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The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

The present disclosure relates to determining service outage duration using Ethernet OAM. Specifically, the present disclosure provides an extension/enhancement to IEEE 802.1ag to determine service outage duration. In an embodiment, any service outage duration is determined using sequence numbers in OAM PDUs and timestamps, such as in Type-Length-Value (TLV) fields.