Methodology for Benchmarking IPsec Devices

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Last updated 2010-07-08 (latest revision 2009-07-28)
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The purpose of this draft is to describe methodology specific to the benchmarking of IPsec IP forwarding devices. It builds upon the tenets set forth in [RFC2544], [RFC2432] and other IETF Benchmarking Methodology Working Group (BMWG) efforts. This document seeks to extend these efforts to the IPsec paradigm. The BMWG produces two major classes of documents: Benchmarking


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