Coloring based IP Flow Performance Measurement Framework

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Authors Mach Chen  , Hongming Liu , Yuanbin Yin  , Rajiv Papneja  , Shailesh Abhyankar , Guangqing Deng  , Yongliang Huang
Last updated 2014-04-23 (latest revision 2013-10-20)
Replaced by RFC 8321, RFC 8321
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By changing one or more bits of packets to "color" the packets into different color blocks, it naturally gives a way to measure the real packet loss and delay without inserting any extra OAM packets. This is called "coloring" based IP Flow Performance Measurement (IPFPM). This document specifies a framework for this "coloring" based IPFPM and defines a new application to the IPFIX for exporting the performance measurement statistic data.


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