Skip to main content

Rate Measurement Problem Statement

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual in tsv area)
Expired & archived
Author Al Morton
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2012-03-01)
Replaced by RFC 7497
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
Stream WG state (None)
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-ippm-rate-problem
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Wesley Eddy
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


There is a rate measurement scenario which has wide-spread attention of users and seemingly all industry participants, including regulators. This memo presents an access rate-measurement problem statement for IP Performance Metrics. Key aspects require the ability to control packet size on the tested path and enable asymmetrical packet size testing in a controller-responder architecture.


Al Morton

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)