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Precise Network Measurement Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Hongwei Yang , Kehan Yao , Tao Sun , Cheng Zhou , Cheng Wei , Junjie Wang
Last updated 2022-04-28 (Latest revision 2021-10-25)
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PNMP, precise network measurement protocol, is used for out-of-band network measurement. As 5G is continuously evolving, there become many more time sensitive services which require high precision of measurements. In addition, in order to better simulate the transmission of packets of monitored services, the length and priorities of the measurement packets SHOULD be customized, especially for some network that is inclined to get congested. PNMP can not only support PTP, precise time protocol, but also allow some customization on packet payload. It only introduces a little overhead by adding an extendable header over IP header.


Hongwei Yang
Kehan Yao
Tao Sun
Cheng Zhou
Cheng Wei
Junjie Wang

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