Enhancing the performance of mobile agent based network management applications

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dc.contributor.author Michalas, A en
dc.contributor.author Kotsilieris, T en
dc.contributor.author Kalogeropoulos, S en
dc.contributor.author Karetsos, G en
dc.contributor.author Sidi, M en
dc.contributor.author Loumos, V en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:41:52Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:41:52Z
dc.date.issued 2001 en
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.lib.ntua.gr/xmlui/handle/123456789/30642
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dc.subject.other Bandwidth en
dc.subject.other Internet en
dc.subject.other Network protocols en
dc.subject.other Quality of service en
dc.subject.other Telecommunication links en
dc.subject.other Mobile agents en
dc.subject.other Network management en
dc.subject.other Mobile telecommunication systems en
dc.title Enhancing the performance of mobile agent based network management applications en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.publicationDate 2001 en
heal.abstract Mobile Agent Technology (MAT) seems to be a promising approach for achieving flexible and decentralised Network Management. A system independent Mobile Agent platform is used in order to control the roaming and downloading of the required management code, in the form of mobile agents, onto the network devices. A management task such as the configuration or monitoring of a specific QoS parameter related to a particular application may require that a Mobile Agent (MA) or a set of MAs should visit several network nodes. In this paper we present an approach for enhancing the performance of a Mobile Agent based Network Management System by monitoring and controlling the communication paths between the network management applications and the mobile agents. In particular we show that when a mobile agent should act on a set of nodes, the time required to perform a management task is decreased if for the sequence by which the nodes will be visited we take into account the workload on them, i.e. at any time to try to visit the less loaded ones. en
heal.journalName IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications - Proceedings en
dc.identifier.spage 432 en
dc.identifier.epage 437 en

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