Rate Measurement Test Protocol Problem Statement

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ippm WG)
Last updated 2014-06-15 (latest revision 2013-12-12)
Replaces draft-morton-ippm-rate-problem
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This memo presents an access rate-measurement problem statement for test protocols to measure IP Performance Metrics. The rate measurement scenario has wide-spread attention of Internet access subscribers and seemingly all industry players, including regulators. Key test protocol aspects require the ability to control packet size on the tested path and enable asymmetrical packet size testing in a controller-responder architecture.


Al Morton (acmorton@att.com)

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