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Dynamic Communication Resource NegotiationsToday's advanced network management systems can automate many aspects of the tactical networking operations within a military domain. However, automation of joint and coalition tactical networking across multiple domains remains challenging. Due to potentially conflicting goals and priorities, human agreement is often required before implementation into the network operations. This is further complicated by incompatible network management systems and security policies, rendering it difficult to implement automatic network management, thus requiring manual human intervention to the communication protocols used at various network routers and endpoints. This process of manual human intervention is tedious, error-prone, and slow. In order to facilitate a better solution, we are pursuing a technology which makes network management automated, reliable, and fast. Automating the negotiation of the common network communication parameters between different parties is the subject of this paper. We present the technology that enables inter-force dynamic communication resource negotiations to enable ad-hoc inter-operation in the field between force domains, without pre-planning. It also will enable a dynamic response to changing conditions within the area of operations. Our solution enables the rapid blending of intra-domain policies so that the forces involved are able to inter-operate effectively without overwhelming each other's networks with in-appropriate or un-warranted traffic. It will evaluate the policy rules and configuration data for each of the domains, then generate a compatible inter-domain policy and configuration that will update the gateway systems between the two domains.
Document ID
20150005444
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Chow, Edward
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Vatan, Farrokh
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Paloulian, George
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Frisbie, Steve
(Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific San Diego, CA, United States)
Srostlik, Zuzana
(Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific San Diego, CA, United States)
Kalomiris, Vasilios
(Army Communications Electronic Research and Development Engineering Center Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, United States)
Apgar, Daniel
(Army Communications Electronic Research and Development Engineering Center Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
April 10, 2015
Publication Date
October 29, 2012
Subject Category
Administration And Management
Meeting Information
IEEE Military Communications Conference(Orlando, FL)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS7-03001
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
policy negotiation
policy-based management
network management
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