FECN


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FECN

(Forward Explicit Congestion Notification) A frame relay message that notifies the receiving device that there is a congestion problem. See BECN.
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In frame relay networks, Dynamic Rate Change interacts with the congestion warnings sent between IEN devices, called BECN and FECN signals (backward explicit congestion notifications and forward explicit congestion notifications) to coordinate between the flow of calls onto the network and the amount of bandwidth assigned to each.
Special frame relay profiles detailing circuits with FECN and BECN
For end-to-end flow control, the ASX-200 supports the ATM Forum specification for FECN (Forward Explicit Congestion Notification).