Customize LDAP Device Provisioning

Looking to customize your Broadband Command Center services? This device provisioning solution gives you the option of provisioning subscriber devices by integrating directly with third-party OSS platforms, including LDAP databases. The Broadband Command Center integrated JavaScript engine allows you flexibility to manipulate LDAP data sets that may not initially conform with the structure of Broadband Command Center client classes.

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DHCP Options in Plain English

Every day, different forms of configuration information passes between devices via a number of different mechanisms and protocols, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the multiple protocols that govern this communication exchange. In networking, the main forms of configuration data transfers occur using DHCPv4 options, DHCPv6 options, and Type/Length/Value (TLV) objects, the latter of which is usually passed through a downloaded configuration file. Administrators and technical staff working in networking environments need to understand these terms and it’s useful to have a quick reference guide to translate this technical information into plain English.

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How to Provision a Device in 15 Minutes

The Broadband Forum’s TR-069 suite of protocols is revolutionizing the broadband industry by
giving wireline and cable operators the ability to offer new services, reduce operational costs, and
gain visibility into devices within the subscriber’s home. This technical specification has become
the protocol of choice for service providers and offers rich management capabilities for a wide
range of devices in a variety of network settings.

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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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Service Activation Center Diagnostics & Monitoring

How to configure your SAC environment to obtain useful Cable Modem diagnostic and monitoring information in your environment. Provides configuration details on the SAC service and pollers allowing SNMP Device Diagnostics, CMTS Flap List population, Cable Modem Usage, DHCP Lease information, Ping, Trace route and Cable Modem graphs.

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