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This draft is a work item of the Packet Sampling Working Group of the IETF.
Title : A Framework for Passive Packet Measurement
Author(s) : N. Duffield
Filename : draft-ietf-psamp-framework-03.txt
Pages : 27
Date : 2003-7-2
A wide range of traffic engineering and troubleshooting tasks rely
on timely and detailed traffic measurements that can be
consistently interpreted. This document describes a framework for
packet sampling that is (a) general enough to serve as the basis
for a wide range of operational tasks, and (b) needs only a small
set of packet selectors that facilitate ubiquitous deployment in
router interfaces or dedicated measurement devices, even at very
high speeds. The framework also covers reporting and exporting
functions used by the sampling element, and configuration of the
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