RFC 5578

PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) Extensions for Credit Flow and Link Metrics, February 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5578.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Obsoletes:
RFC 4938
Authors:
B. Berry, Ed.
S. Ratliff
E. Paradise
T. Kaiser
M. Adams
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC5578

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Abstract

This document extends the Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) with an optional credit-based flow control mechanism and an optional Link Quality Metric report. These optional extensions improve the performance of PPPoE over media with variable bandwidth and limited buffering, such as mobile point-to-point radio links. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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