RFC 4115

A Differentiated Service Two-Rate, Three-Color Marker with Efficient Handling of in-Profile Traffic, July 2005

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4115.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
O. Aboul-Magd
S. Rabie
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC4115

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Abstract

This document describes a two-rate, three-color marker that has been in use for data services including Frame Relay services. This marker can be used for metering per-flow traffic in the emerging IP and L2 VPN services. The marker defined here is different from previously defined markers in the handling of the in-profile traffic. Furthermore, this marker doesn't impose peak-rate shaping requirements on customer edge (CE) devices. 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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