A New Fault Detection Method Using End-to-End Data and Sequential Testing for Computer Networks

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Mohammad Sadeq Garshasbi 1,* Shahram Jamali 2

1. Department of Computer Engineering, Germi branch, Islamic Azad University, Germi, Iran

2. Computer Engineering Department, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Iran

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2014.01.11

Received: 22 Mar. 2013 / Revised: 6 Sep. 2013 / Accepted: 21 Oct. 2013 / Published: 8 Dec. 2013

Index Terms

Network, Sequential Testing, Faulty Routers, Fault Detection


Fault localization, a central part of network fault management, is a process of deducing the exact source of a failure from a set of observed failure indications. in the network, end systems and hosts communicate through routers and links connecting them. When a link or a router faces with a fault, the information sent through these components will be damaged. Hence, faulty components in a network need to be detected and repaired to sustain the health of the network. In this paper we introduce an end to end method that detect and repair the faulty components in the network. The proposed method is a heuristic algorithm that uses the embedded information retrieved from disseminated data over the network to detect and repair faulty components. Simulation results show that our heuristic scheme only requires testing a very small set of network components to detect and repair all faults in the network.

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Mohammad Sadeq Garshasbi, Shahram Jamali, "A New Fault Detection Method Using End-to-End Data and Sequential Testing for Computer Networks", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.6, no.1, pp.93-100, 2014. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2014.01.11


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