[rfc-dist] RFC 5127 on Aggregation of DiffServ Service Classes

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        RFC 5127

        Title:      Aggregation of DiffServ Service Classes 
        Author:     K. Chan, J. Babiarz,
                    F. Baker
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       February 2008
        Mailbox:    khchan at nortel.com, 
                    babiarz at nortel.com, 
                    fred at cisco.com
        Pages:      19
        Characters: 43751
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tsvwg-diffserv-class-aggr-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5127.txt

In the core of a high-capacity network, service differentiation may
still be needed to support applications' utilization of the network.
Applications with similar traffic characteristics and performance
requirements are mapped into Diffserv service classes based on end-
to-end behavior requirements of the applications.  However, some
network segments may be configured in such a way that a single
forwarding treatment may satisfy the traffic characteristics and
performance requirements of two or more service classes.  In these
cases, it may be desirable to aggregate two or more Diffserv service
classes into a single forwarding treatment.  This document provides
guidelines for the aggregation of Diffserv service classes into
forwarding treatments.  This memo provides information for the Internet 
community.

This document is a product of the Transport Area Working Group Working Group of the IETF.


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