Chapter 7. Cisco Frame Relay End-to-End Keepalive

Frame Relay devices generally depend on the standard Frame Relay Local Management Interface (LMI) protocols to exchange keepalive messages in order to maintain the status of an active connection. This chapter describes the Cisco Frame Relay End-to-End Keepalive feature, which is an alternative keepalive mechanism supported only on Cisco devices. The Frame Relay End-to-End Keepalive feature allows a user to monitor the end-to-end status of an active Frame Relay permanent virtual circuit (PVC).

This chapter explains the Frame Relay End-to-End Keepalive mechanism and identifies the key benefits of the feature. The configuration tasks and commands required to enable the Frame Relay End-to-End Keepalive ...

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