IPv6 Destination Option for Congestion Exposure (ConEx) (RFC7837)
Original Publication Date: 2016-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
S. Krishnan: AUTHOR [+4]
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.
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)
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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