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Benchmarking the Neighbor Discovery Protocol (RFC8161)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000249981D
Original Publication Date: 2017-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Nov-05
Document File: 34 page(s) / 33K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

W. Cerveny: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        W. Cerveny Request for Comments: 8161                                Arbor Networks Category: Informational                                        R. Bonica ISSN: 2070-1721                                                R. Thomas                                                         Juniper Networks                                                                 May 2017

               Benchmarking the Neighbor Discovery Protocol

Abstract

   This document provides benchmarking procedures for the Neighbor    Discovery Protocol (NDP).  It also proposes metrics by which an NDP    implementation's scaling capabilities can be measured.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   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 7841.

   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/rfc8161.

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   Copyright (c) 2017 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Cerveny, et al.               Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 8161                    NDP Benchmarking                    May 2017

 Table of Contents

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

      1.1. Requirements Language ......................................4

   2. Test Setup ......................................................4

      2.1. Device Under Test (DUT) ....................................4

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