RFC 3763

One-way Active Measurement Protocol (OWAMP) Requirements, April 2004

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3763.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
S. Shalunov
B. Teitelbaum
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ippm (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3763

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Abstract

With growing availability of good time sources to network nodes, it becomes increasingly possible to measure one-way IP performance metrics with high precision. To do so in an interoperable manner, a common protocol for such measurements is required. This document specifies requirements for a one-way active measurement protocol (OWAMP) standard. The protocol can measure one-way delay, as well as other unidirectional characteristics, such as one-way loss. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


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