RFC 3272

Overview and Principles of Internet Traffic Engineering, May 2002

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D. Awduche
A. Chiu
A. Elwalid
I. Widjaja
X. Xiao
tewg (subip)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC3272

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This memo describes the principles of Traffic Engineering (TE) in the Internet. The document is intended to promote better understanding of the issues surrounding traffic engineering in IP networks, and to provide a common basis for the development of traffic engineering capabilities for the Internet. The principles, architectures, and methodologies for performance evaluation and performance optimization of operational IP networks are discussed throughout this document. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.

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