Chapter 5. The Common Open Policy Service (COPS) Protocol

  1. Christian Jacquenet,
  2. Gilles Bourdon and
  3. Mohamed Boucadair

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch5

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments

How to Cite

Jacquenet, C., Bourdon, G. and Boucadair, M. (2008) The Common Open Policy Service (COPS) Protocol, in Service Automation and Dynamic Provisioning Techniques in IP/MPLS Environments, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470035146.ch5

Author Information

  1. France Telecom, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Communications Networking & Distributed Systems

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Hutchison

Series Editor Information

  1. Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018293

Online ISBN: 9780470035146

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Keywords:

  • resource reservation protocol;
  • RSVP-based resource admission control scheme;
  • policy-based admission control;
  • PEP-embedding devices;
  • transmission control protocol (TCP);
  • common open policy service (COPS) protocol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A New Scheme for Policy-based Admission Control

  • A Client–Server Architecture

  • The COPS Protocol

  • COPS Messages

  • Summary of COPS Operations

  • Use of COPS in Outsourcing Mode

  • Use of COPS in Provisioning Mode

  • Security of COPS Messages

  • References