Security control in DSL access network

William Caban william.caban at
Tue Mar 28 13:13:07 UTC 2006

> An E-Series is not a DSLAM, it's a BRAS.  Totally different function.  
> A BRAS terminates subscriber sessions, a DSLAM terminates xDSL lines.  
> Some DSLAMs act as mini BRAS these days.  But an E-Series is not a DSLAM.
> Is this where your confusion is?  You really mean to be talking about 
Ooops! Yeah! I don't know what I was thinking when I mixed the two. I've 
been talking about the BRAS. The DSLAMs that I've worked with, Stingers 
and Paradyne, none support tens of thousands. Definitively not. Sorry 
about the mix up.

So for the previous emails:  's/DSLAM/BRAS/g'


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