wiki:WiMAXRFAM

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4.2) New services: Multiple Base-Station Mgmt Srvc and Data-Path GW Srvc

4:10pm
Ivan Seskar (Rutgers WINLAB) and Davide Pesavento (UCLA)

  • Multiple Base-Station Mgmt Srvc:
  • 1) Have updated WiMAX RF AggMgr for NEC base station to 2.5.3+; additional updates coming
    • Feeds management data to centralized DB at WINLAB, for GENI-wide monitoring
    • Due: ?
  • 2) New WiMAX RF AggMgr for Airspan base station
    • Provides configuration, to replace Netspan; now running
    • Provides node authorization, and measurements per client, with interface to CLICK
    • Provides global measurements, for centralized monitoring
    • Alpha version due: 12/1/12
    • First version due: 1/15/13
    • Could BBN, NYU Poly begin testing early version, to replace Netspan?
    • Could early version be shipped to sites on yellow node, with OMF/OML?
  • 3) Build unified WiMAX RF AggMgr that can control multiple BSs, either NEC and/or Airspan, with same API
    • Should be useful for handover/multi-homing functions: shared white list of MS, allowed to connect to one BS or another
    • What other features are needed?
    • First version due: 3/15/13

What are next steps?

  • Finalize features for WiMAX RF AggMgr releases (due 11/15/12)
  • Establish delivery schedule for WiMAX RF AggMgr releases
  • Could there be an earlier version of WiMAX RF AggMgr, that provides just basic functions, and be manually configured? released by 12/1/12?
  • Establish acceptance test plan by BBN, NYU Poly, for WiMAX RF AggMgr releases