Simple Two-way Active Measurement Protocol
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Network Working Group                                          G. Mirsky
Internet-Draft                                                 ZTE Corp.
Intended status: Standards Track                                  G. Jun
Expires: May 3, 2020                                     ZTE Corporation
                                                               H. Nydell
                                                       Accedian Networks
                                                                R. Foote
                                                                   Nokia
                                                        October 31, 2019

               Simple Two-way Active Measurement Protocol
                        draft-ietf-ippm-stamp-10

Abstract

   This document describes a Simple Two-way Active Measurement Protocol
   which enables the measurement of both one-way and round-trip
   performance metrics like delay, delay variation, and packet loss.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Conventions used in this document . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.2.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Operation and Management of Performance Measurement Based on
       STAMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Theory of Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.1.  UDP Port Numbers in STAMP Testing . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  Session-Sender Behavior and Packet Format . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.1.  Session-Sender Packet Format in Unauthenticated Mode    5
       4.2.2.  Session-Sender Packet Format in Authenticated Mode  .   7
     4.3.  Session-Reflector Behavior and Packet Format  . . . . . .   8
       4.3.1.  Session-Reflector Packet Format in Unauthenticated
               Mode  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       4.3.2.  Session-Reflector Packet Format in Authenticated Mode  10
     4.4.  Integrity Protection in STAMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     4.5.  Confidentiality Protection in STAMP . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     4.6.  Interoperability with TWAMP Light . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   5.  Operational Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   7.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   8.  Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16

1.  Introduction

   Development and deployment of the Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol
   (TWAMP) [RFC5357] and its extensions, e.g., [RFC6038] that defined
   Symmetrical Size for TWAMP, provided invaluable experience.  Several
   independent implementations of both TWAMP and TWAMP Light exist, have
   been deployed, and provide important operational performance
   measurements.

   At the same time, there has been noticeable interest in using a more
   straightforward mechanism for active performance monitoring that can
   provide deterministic behavior and inherent separation of control
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