IP Packet Loss Rate Measurement Testing and Problem Statement

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Authors Peng Fan  , Lu Huang  , Mach Chen  , Nagendra Nainar 
Last updated 2014-01-06 (latest revision 2013-07-05)
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This document describes common methods for measuring packet loss rate and their effectiveness. Issues encountered when using the methods and necessary considerations are also discussed and recommended.


Peng Fan (fanpeng@chinamobile.com)
Lu Huang (huanglu@chinamobile.com)
Mach Chen (mach.chen@huawei.com)
Nagendra Nainar (naikumar@cisco.com)

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