With DOCSIS 3.1 rollout plans, the importance of firmware management is becoming more apparent. In fact, it is probably one of the three biggest roadblocks that Ops is having to deal with. Check out how to deal with it.
IPv6 address format is 128 bit large. This brings up to approximately 3.4 times 10 to the 28th power addresses. For you to have an idea, it is about 1564 addresses for every square meter on the earth. In addition to the number of different IP addresses, IPv6 also has some pretty features which make it faster and simpler.
The appearance of IPv6 and its migration from IPv4 has generated considerable uncertainty on HFC networks. Device monitoring (especially cable modems) is a crucial scenario when troubleshooting. That is why we will discuss SNMPv3AccessViews.