SIP on FTTH systems
swmike at swm.pp.se
Thu Feb 6 16:52:28 UTC 2014
On Thu, 6 Feb 2014, Jean-Francois Mezei wrote:
> You do not want the incumbent/wholesaler to perform DHCP. This is a HUGE
> headache. We have that in Canada for cable wholesale (TPIA). The
> incumbent has to micromanage each ISPs IP blocks and carve subnets for
> each CMTS (for cable).
You could have the wholesaler do DHCP inspection and antispoofing etc
based on that, but not actually do the DHCP servering.
> For as much as everyone hates PPPoE, it makes for managememnt of a
> wholesale systems much much easier.
FTTH is supposed to be for higher speeds, putting PPPoE in there makes it
a lot more expensive than it has to be.
> Ideally, there would be some protocol where the CPE would setup a layer
> 2 SVC to the ISP, after which the ISP can provide DHCP services etc.
I don't see that needed, doesn't the wholesaler already know what port has
chosen what ISP and can set up L2 to that ISP?
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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