RFC 3511

Benchmarking Methodology for Firewall Performance, April 2003

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RFC 9411
B. Hickman
D. Newman
S. Tadjudin
T. Martin
bmwg (ops)

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This document discusses and defines a number of tests that may be used to describe the performance characteristics of firewalls. In addition to defining the tests, this document also describes specific formats for reporting the results of the tests. This document is a product of the Benchmarking Methodology Working Group (BMWG) of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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