Individual Session Control Feature for the Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP) (RFC5938)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Aug-12
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
A. Morton: AUTHOR [+1]
The IETF has completed its work on the core specification of TWAMP -- the Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol [RFC5357]. TWAMP 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. There are a growing number of TWAMP implementations at present, and widespread usage is expected. There are even devices that are designed to test implementations for protocol compliance.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. Morton Request for Comments: 5938 AT&T Labs Updates: 5357 M. Chiba Category: Standards Track Cisco Systems ISSN: 2070-1721 August 2010
Individual Session Control Feature for the Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol (TWAMP)
The IETF has completed its work on the core specification of TWAMP -- the Two-Way Active Measurement Protocol. This memo describes an OPTIONAL feature for TWAMP, that gives the controlling host the ability to start and stop one or more individual test sessions using Session Identifiers. The base capability of the TWAMP protocol requires all test sessions that were previously requested and accepted to start and stop at the same time.
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RFC 5938 TWAMP Session Control August 2010
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