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IP Payload Compression Using LZS (RFC2395)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002968D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 6 page(s) / 13K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Friend: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document describes a compression method based on the LZS compression algorithm. This document defines the application of the LZS algorithm to the IP Payload Compression Protocol [IPCOMP]. [IPCOMP] defines a method for applying lossless compression to the payloads of Internet Protocol datagrams.

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Network Working Group R. Friend

Request for Comments: 2395 R. Monsour

Category: Informational Hi/fn, Inc.

December 1998

IP Payload Compression Using LZS

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1998). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document describes a compression method based on the LZS

compression algorithm. This document defines the application of the

LZS algorithm to the IP Payload Compression Protocol [IPCOMP].

[IPCOMP] defines a method for applying lossless compression to the

payloads of Internet Protocol datagrams.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction...................................................2

1.1 General....................................................2

1.2 Background of LZS Compression..............................2

1.3 Licensing..................................................3

1.4 Specification of Requirements..............................3

2. Compression Process............................................3

2.1 Compression History........................................3

2.2 Compression Encoding Format................................3

2.3 Padding....................................................4

3. Decompression Process..........................................4

4. IPComp Association (IPCA) Parameters...........................4

4.1 ISAKMP Transform ID........................................5

4.2 ISAKMP Security Association Attributes.....................5

4.3 Manual configuration.......................................5

4.4 Minimum packet size threshold..............................5

4.5 Compressibility test.......................................5

5. Security Considerations........................................5

6. Acknowledgements...............................................5

7. References.....................................................6

8. Authors' Addresses.............................................7

9. Appendix: Compression Efficiency versus Datagram Size..........8

10. Full Copyright Statement......................................9

1. Introduction

1.1 General

This document specifies the application of LZS compression, a

lossless compression algorithm, to IP datagram payloads. This

document is to be used i...