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Specification of Committed Rate Quality of Service

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (intserv WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Fred Baker , Dr. Roch Guerin , Dr. Dilip D. Kandlur
Last updated 1996-06-13
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document describes the network element behavior required to deliver a Committed Rate service in the Internet. The Committed Rate service provides applications with a firm commitment from the network, that at a minimum the transmission rate they requested is available to them at each network element on their path. The commitment of a given transmission rate by a network element is not associated with a specific delay guarantee, but requires that network elements perform admission control to avoid over-allocation of resources.


Fred Baker
Dr. Roch Guerin
Dr. Dilip D. Kandlur

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