A Framework for Synthetic Sources for Performance Monitoring

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Authors Carl Kalbfleisch  , Robert Cole  , Russell Dietz  , Dan Romascanu 
Last updated 2001-07-12
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This memo discusses the use of synthetic sources (or 'active' probes) within the context of remote performance monitoring. It discusses the importance of developing an 'active' probe monitoring capability within the Internet. It develops a framework for synthetic sources in performance monitoring against the backdrop of previous and current, related work within the IETF.


Carl Kalbfleisch (cwk@verio.net)
Robert Cole (robertgcole@worldnet.att.net)
Russell Dietz (rsdietz@tecelite.com)
Dan Romascanu (dromasca@avaya.com)

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