Rate Measurement Problem Statement

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Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2012-03-01)
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There is a rate measurement scenario which has wide-spread attention of users and seemingly all industry participants, including regulators. This memo presents an access rate-measurement problem statement for IP Performance Metrics. Key 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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