A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries. RFC 3511 Title: Benchmarking Methodology for Firewall Performance Author(s): B. Hickman, D. Newman, S. Tadjudin, T. Martin Status: Informational Date: April 2003 Mailbox: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, Saldju.Tadjudin@spirentcom.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Pages: 34 Characters: 67916 Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso: None I-D Tag: draft-ietf-bmwg-firewall-08.txt URL: ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3511.txt This document discusses and defines a number of tests that may be used to describe the performance characteristics of firewalls. In addition to defining the tests, this document also describes specific formats for reporting the results of the tests. This document is a product of the Benchmarking Methodology Working Group IETF. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. This announcement is sent to the IETF list and the RFC-DIST list. Requests to be added to or deleted from the IETF distribution list should be sent to IETF-REQUEST@IETF.ORG. Requests to be added to or deleted from the RFC-DIST distribution list should be sent to RFC-DIST-REQUEST@RFC-EDITOR.ORG. Details on obtaining RFCs via FTP or EMAIL may be obtained by sending an EMAIL message to rfc-info@RFC-EDITOR.ORG with the message body help: ways_to_get_rfcs. For example: To: rfc-info@RFC-EDITOR.ORG Subject: getting rfcs help: ways_to_get_rfcs Requests for special distribution should be addressed to either the author of the RFC in question, or to RFC-Manager@RFC-EDITOR.ORG. Unless specifically noted otherwise on the RFC itself, all RFCs are for unlimited distribution.echo Submissions for Requests for Comments should be sent to RFC-EDITOR@RFC-EDITOR.ORG. Please consult RFC 2223, Instructions to RFC Authors, for further information.