IPv6 Application of the Alternate Marking Method

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Authors Giuseppe Fioccola  , Tianran Zhou  , Mauro Cociglio  , Fengwei Qin 
Last updated 2020-05-04
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This document describes how the Alternate Marking Method can be used as the passive performance measurement tool in an IPv6 domain and reports implementation considerations. It proposes how to define a new Extension Header Option to encode alternate marking technique and both Hop-by-Hop Options Header and Destination Options Header are considered.


Giuseppe Fioccola (giuseppe.fioccola@huawei.com)
Tianran Zhou (zhoutianran@huawei.com)
Mauro Cociglio (mauro.cociglio@telecomitalia.it)
Fengwei Qin (qinfengwei@chinamobile.com)

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