These other states may include an offline state, an online-down state, an online-up state, a suspended state, an active state, an idle state, a disconnected state, and a failed state.
In the virtual interfaces (3-1 to 3-n), an up state, a down state, and an instantaneous break state are available as the state for the link.
The status of the starters can be failed state, unavailable or ready state.
A down status notification may be received from a NE if the NE determines that the status of any other NE linked thereto is down.
The present disclosure relates to a base station in a cellular communication network and methods of operation thereof, in one embodiment, a base station determines that the base station is transitioning to an unavailable state.
The method additionally comprises transferring into a wireless local area network unavailable state if the wireless local area network is unavailable.
According to an exemplary embodiment, each node in the network includes a malfunction list which stores an unavailability value representing a state of unavailability of certain addressees in the network.
The down status notification may contain information on the NE which has output the notification.