Enhance Network Security with DHCP Access Control

Device and subscriber security can be a serious concern for broadband service providers. In the provisioning space, DHCP relay is a potential entry point for security threats. For instance, if there is no authentication or authorization during an exchange between a DHCP server and DHCP client, the server cannot determine whether the client requesting the address is legitimate. Rogue clients and servers can create a number of problems, including denial of service, installation of unauthorized software, exposure of sensitive information, and hijacking of DNS servers. It’s therefore essential to include DHCP access control in your network security considerations.

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SIP 101: Basics of SIP Parameters

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is used to initialize, synchronize, modify, and terminate data, voice, and video communication sessions over IP. Successful SIP-based VoIP and broadband service deployments depend on device provisioning software that can handle the specific requirements of SIP, including dynamic generation of configuration files, large volumes of requests for configuration files, integration with OSS systems, and the SIP user agent delivery framework.

Incognito Broadband Command Center is a device- and network-agnostic solution that supports the provisioning of SIP devices. This document outlines SIP parameter basics, including the different types of parameters used, some of their properties, and how these parameters relate to different objects in the Broadband Command Center multimedia provisioning service (MPS).

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Broadband Command Center Integration for Service Activation Center

How to correctly integrate Broadband Command Center with Service Activation Center (SAC). Provides configuration details on DHCP Provisioning Systems Integration, MPS Customer Care Center (CCC) integration with SAC. A detailed description of the recommended and most optimal setup for BCC integration with SAC. Each configuration option is explained with potential uses cases.

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The CLI Cheat Sheet: Add DHCP options to a Rule or Client Class

Command Line Interface (CLI) is a useful tool for network administrators with access to the back end of Incognito Software products. This guide provides seven useful tips on how to CLI can be used to improve operational efficiency in Broadband Command Center, a DHCP provisioning solution from Incognito Software.

Add DHCP options to a Rule or Client Class

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The CLI Cheat Sheet: Add and modify client classes

Command Line Interface (CLI) is a useful tool for network administrators with access to the back end of Incognito Software products. This guide provides seven useful tips on how to CLI can be used to improve operational efficiency in Broadband Command Center, a DHCP provisioning solution from Incognito Software.

Add and modify client classes

You can create and modify a client class through the DHCP service. Note that administrators that use MPS for their subscriber management will use that service’s CLI to manipulate Client Class membership. This section will discuss Client Class modification via DHCP only.

When working with a client class, the basic commands that can be used are:

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The CLI Cheat Sheet: Set config.txt Variables

Command Line Interface (CLI) is a useful tool for network administrators with access to the back end of Incognito Software products. This guide provides seven useful tips on how to CLI can be used to improve operational efficiency in Broadband Command Center, a DHCP provisioning solution from Incognito Software.

Set config.txt Variables

Any variable that can be found in the config.txt file can be set via CLI using the following format:

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The CLI Cheat Sheet: Add DOCSIS files to DHCP

Command Line Interface (CLI) is a useful tool for network administrators with access to the back end of Incognito Software products. This guide provides seven useful tips on how to CLI can be used to improve operational efficiency in Broadband Command Center, a DHCP provisioning solution from Incognito Software.

Add DOCSIS files to DHCP

When working with a DOCSIS configuration file, the basic commands that can be used are:

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The CLI Cheat Sheet: Add DHCP Rules

Command Line Interface (CLI) is a useful tool for network administrators with access to the back end of Incognito Software products. This guide provides seven useful tips on how to CLI can be used to improve operational efficiency in Broadband Command Center, a DHCP provisioning solution from Incognito Software.

Add a DHCPv4 rule to the DHCP service:

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The CLI Cheat Sheet: Add a Cable Modem or MTA to the Subscriber

Command Line Interface (CLI) is a useful tool for network administrators with access to the back end of Incognito Software products. This guide provides seven useful tips on how to CLI can be used to improve operational efficiency in Broadband Command Center, a DHCP provisioning solution from Incognito Software.

Add a Cable Modem or MTA to the Subscriber

Once the subscriber account has been created, you can then assign devices to that subscriber. The administrator must be in the modify subscriber mode in order to assign devices to that subscriber:

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