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resource management cell (RM)

The RM cell for resource management contains information about the state of the ATM networks; among other things, about the available bandwidth, the state about overload and occurring traffic congestion.

The RM cell is a special ATM cell in which the Payload Type Identifier( PTI) data field is set to 6 and which uses some payload data fields. The RM cell is transmitted as the nth cell and controls the traffic flow on an existing virtual channel.

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Englisch: resource management cell - RM
Updated at: 17.10.2021
#Words: 74
Links: information, asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), bandwidth (BW), traffic, ATM cell
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