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Virtualized Interoperability Testing: Application to IPv6 Network Mobility

  • Ariel Sabiguero
  • Anthony Baire
  • Antoine Boutet
  • César Viho
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4785)

Abstract

Interoperability testing is an inherently distributed task. It connects different implementations together and determines if they interact according to their specifications, providing the expected services.

Deployment, configuration management and operation of an interoperability solution can be drastically improved with the use of virtualization techniques. Virtualized solution allows simpler and more reliable testing, as less equipment is required and full automation is achieved, providing means for better testing.

Keywords

Interoperability Testing virtualization management reliability cost 

References

  1. 1.
    Devarapalli, V., Wakikawa, R., Petrescu, A., Thubert, P.: RFC 3963: Network Mobility (NEMO) Basic Support Protocol (January 2005)Google Scholar
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    IEEE Standards for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks: Virtual Bridged Local Area Networks, IEEE Std. 802.1q (1998)Google Scholar
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    Sabiguero, A., Viho, C.: Plug once, test everything. Configuration Management in IPv6 Interop Testing. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth Asian Test Symposium. IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services, pp. 443–448. IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos (2006)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ariel Sabiguero
    • 1
  • Anthony Baire
    • 1
  • Antoine Boutet
    • 1
  • César Viho
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systèmes Aléatoires, Campus Universitaire de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes CEDEXFrance

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