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IPv6 Destination Option for Congestion Exposure (ConEx) (RFC7837)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246716D
Original Publication Date: 2016-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Document File: 26 page(s) / 30K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Krishnan: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Congestion Exposure (ConEx) [RFC7713] is a mechanism by which senders inform the network about the congestion encountered by packets earlier in the same flow. This document specifies an IPv6 destination option [RFC2460] that can be used for performing ConEx markings in IPv6 datagrams.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                       S. Krishnan Request for Comments: 7837                                      Ericsson Category: Experimental                                     M. Kuehlewind ISSN: 2070-1721                                               ETH Zurich                                                               B. Briscoe                                               Simula Research Laboratory                                                                 C. Ralli                                                               Telefonica                                                                 May 2016

         IPv6 Destination Option for Congestion Exposure (ConEx)

Abstract

   Congestion Exposure (ConEx) is a mechanism by which senders inform    the network about the congestion encountered by packets earlier in    the same flow.  This document specifies an IPv6 destination option    that is capable of carrying ConEx markings in IPv6 datagrams.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for examination, experimental implementation, and    evaluation.

   This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet    community.  This document is a product of the Internet Engineering    Task Force (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF    community.  It has received public review and has been approved for    publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not    all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of    Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7837.

 Krishnan, et al.              Experimental                      [Page 1]
 RFC 7837                ConEx Destination Option                May 2016

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