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This draft is a work item of the Benchmarking Methodology Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Benchmarking Methodology for Firewalls
Author(s) : T. Martin, D. Newman, B. Hickman
Filename : draft-ietf-bmwg-firewall-02.txt
Pages : 23
Date : 03-Jul-01
This document provides methodologies for the performance
benchmarking of firewalls. It provides methodologies in four areas:
forwarding, connection, latency and filtering. In addition to
defining the tests, this document also describes specific formats
for reporting the results of the tests.
A previous document, 'Benchmarking Terminology for Firewall
Performance' , defines many of the terms that are used in this
document. The terminology document SHOULD be consulted before
attempting to make use of this document.
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