IPv6 Performance and Diagnostic Metrics (PDM) Destination Option, September 2017
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- N. Elkins
- ippm (tsv)
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To assess performance problems, this document describes optional headers embedded in each packet that provide sequence numbers and timing information as a basis for measurements. Such measurements may be interpreted in real time or after the fact. This document specifies the Performance and Diagnostic Metrics (PDM) Destination Options header. The field limits, calculations, and usage in measurement of PDM are included in this document.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.