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	Title		: VPN Performance Measurements  an open model based proposal
	Author(s)	: P. Groom
	Filename	: draft-groom-vpn-tunnel-00.txt
	Pages		: 0
	Date		: 2003-12-5
	
This document discusses a proposed solution for measuring the performance of a VPN tunnel, in terms of latency, packet loss and availability, using a standards based methodology. Although various vendors have provided methods of measuring VPN performance, all of them use either proprietary protocols or bespoke software. This paper proposes a standards based solution that can be easily integrated into an NMS (Network Management System).

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