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congestion indicator (CI)

The Congestion Indicator (CI) is a data field in the RM cell that causes the data source to lower its Allowed Cell Rate ( ACR). When an RM cell is sent, the data source sets the Congestion Indicator (CI) to 0. Setting the CI to 1 indicates that the Explicit Forward Congestion Indication ( EFCI) was received on an earlier cell.

Englisch: congestion indicator - CI
Updated at: 23.05.2004
#Words: 56
Links: data, field, resource management cell (RM), data source, allowed cell rate (ATM) (ACR)
Translations: DE

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