RFC 4594

Configuration Guidelines for DiffServ Service Classes, August 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4594.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Updated by:
RFC 5865
Authors:
J. Babiarz
K. Chan
F. Baker
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC4594

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Abstract

This document describes service classes configured with Diffserv and recommends how they can be used and how to construct them using Differentiated Services Code Points (DSCPs), traffic conditioners, Per-Hop Behaviors (PHBs), and Active Queue Management (AQM) mechanisms. There is no intrinsic requirement that particular DSCPs, traffic conditioners, PHBs, and AQM be used for a certain service class, but as a policy and for interoperability it is useful to apply them consistently. 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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