Register a bearer (network)

To register a new bearer (network), a JSON message of the following form is sent to the local Edgware node:

Field Value Description
op register:bearer Identifies a bearer (network) registration message.
id <bearer-id> The ID of the bearer (network) to be registered.
available <bearer-availability> The availability of the bearer (network), the string "true" or "false").

The register:bearer message may also include the following optional fields:

Field Value Description
desc <bearer-description> A free text description of the bearer (network).
attr <bearer-attributes> A set of attributes associated with the bearer (network). This is a JSON object of the form {"name" : <value>, ... }.
correl <correlation-id> Client-defined correlation ID, present if a status response is required.

Typical network attributes include:

  1. "bandwidth": the bandwidth of link (bytes per second)
  2. "latency": the latency of link (milliseconds end-to-end)
  3. "mtu": the MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit), i.e. the maximum size of packet before fragmentation occurs.

For example:

	"attr" : {"bandwidth" : 100000000, "latency" : 20, "mtu" : 1500 }   

Note that bearers do not need to be unregistered – they can just be marked unavailable.


	"op" : "register:bearer",
	"id" : "<bearer-id>",
	"available" : "true",