Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) Reflect Octets and Symmetrical Size Features (RFC6038)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Oct-11
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
A. Morton: AUTHOR [+2]
The Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) [RFC5357] is an extension of the One-way Active Measurement Protocol (OWAMP) [RFC4656]. The TWAMP specification gathered wide review as it approached completion, and the by-products were several recommendations for new features in TWAMP.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. Morton Request for Comments: 6038 L. Ciavattone Updates: 5357 AT&T Labs Category: Standards Track October 2010 ISSN: 2070-1721
Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) Reflect Octets and Symmetrical Size Features
This memo describes two closely related features for the core specification of the Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP): an optional capability where the responding host returns some of the command octets or padding octets to the sender, and an optional sender packet format that ensures equal test packet sizes are used in both directions.
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RFC 6038 Reflect Octets & Symmetric Size October 2010
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