Methodology for Forwarding Information Base (FIB) based Router Performance

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bmwg WG)
Authors Jeffery Dunn  , Cynthia Martin 
Last updated 2005-02-15
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The forwarding performance of an IP router is highly dependent on the information in its forwarding information base. This document describes the methodology to be used to determine the IP packet forwarding performance of an IP router as a function of the routers ability to properly form and optimize its forwarding information base.


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