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Differentiated Services Quality of Service Policy Information Base (RFC3317)

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Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-07

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. Chan: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

This document describes a Policy Information Base (PIB) for a device implementing the Differentiated Services Architecture. The provisioning classes defined here provide policy control over resources implementing the Differentiated Services Architecture. These provisioning classes can be used with other none Differentiated Services provisioning classes (defined in other PIBs) to provide for a comprehensive policy controlled mapping of service requirement to device resource capability and usage.

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Network Working Group                                            K. Chan

Request for Comments: 3317                               Nortel Networks

Category: Informational                                        R. Sahita

                                                                 S. Hahn

                                                                   Intel

                                                           K. McCloghrie

                                                           Cisco Systems

                                                              March 2003

  Differentiated Services Quality of Service Policy Information Base

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 (2003).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document describes a Policy Information Base (PIB) for a device

   implementing the Differentiated Services Architecture.  The

   provisioning classes defined here provide policy control over

   resources implementing the Differentiated Services Architecture.

   These provisioning classes can be used with other none Differentiated

   Services provisioning classes (defined in other PIBs) to provide for

   a comprehensive policy controlled mapping of service requirement to

   device resource capability and usage.

Chan, et al.                 Informational                      [Page 1]

RFC 3317          DiffServ QoS Policy Information Base        March 2003

Table of Contents

   Conventions used in this document...................................3

   1. Glossary.........................................................3

   2. Introduction.....................................................3

   3. Relationship to the DiffServ Informal Management Model...........3

     3.1. PIB Overview.................................................4

   4. Structure of the PIB.............................................6

     4.1. General Conventions..........................................6

     4.2. DiffServ Data Paths..........................................7

       4.2.1. Data Path PRC............................................7

     4.3. Classifiers..................................................8

       4.3.1. Classifier PRC...........................................9

       4.3.2. Classifier Element PRC....................................