Method and communication system for handling alarms using a management network having a number of management levels

  • US 6,728,688 B1
  • Filed: 05/25/2000
  • Issued: 04/27/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/27/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for handling alarms in a communication system using a management network having a number of management levels, wherein alarm data for active alarms is transmitted for parallel alarm realignments between an agent on a first management level and managers on a next highest management level, said method comprising the steps of:

  • transmitting from each of the managers to the agent at least one request having a request notification for transmission of alarm data; and

    transmitting from the agent to a respective manager a number of notifications having the requested alarm data along with at least one item of correlation information for assigning a respective request to the notifications.

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