Patent Number: 7,787,599

Title: Method and system for protocol embedded automated test control

Abstract: A method and system of an embodiment may include designing two or more test cases for a network, creating one or more test records comprising data and configuration data for the two or more test cases, provisioning a user record on the network, running a first test case using the user record provisioned on the network, the first test case comprising, transmitting at least a first portion of the data to a network element being tested, and receiving a response from the network element based at least in part on the configuration data for the first test case contained in the data transmitted, running a second test case using the user record provisioned on the network, the second test case comprising, transmitting at least a second portion of the data to a network element being tested, and receiving a response from a network element based at least in part on configuration data for the second test case contained in the data transmitted.

Inventors: Evans; Jeffrey R. (Lovettsville, VA)

Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.

International Classification: H04M 3/42 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018