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terms and meth drafts
Working Group Documents:
Draft name Rev. Dated Status Comments, Issues
draft-ietf-bmwg-igp-dataplane-conv-meth -19 2009-10-26 Active
draft-ietf-bmwg-igp-dataplane-conv-term -19 2009-10-26 Active
draft-ietf-bmwg-protection-meth -06 2009-10-16 Active
draft-ietf-bmwg-protection-term -07 2009-10-16 Active
draft-ietf-bmwg-igp-dataplane-conv-app -17 2009-03-09 Expired
draft-ietf-bmwg-sip-bench-meth -00 2009-03-04 Expired
draft-ietf-bmwg-sip-bench-term -00 2009-03-04 Expired
draft-ietf-bmwg-ipsec-meth -05 2009-07-28 IESG Evaluation
draft-ietf-bmwg-ipsec-term -12 2009-07-28 IESG Evaluation
RFC-Editor's Queue (IESG APPROVED!):
draft-ietf-bmwg-mpls-forwarding-meth -06 2009-09-08 RFC Ed Queue
Related Active Documents (not working group documents):
Draft name Rev. Dated StatusComments
draft-hamilton-bmwg-ca-bench-meth -02 2009-10-26 Active
draft-novak-bmwg-ipflow-meth -04 2009-10-09 Active
Benchmarking activities as described in this memo are limited to
technology characterization using controlled stimuli in a laboratory
environment, with dedicated address space and the constraints
specified in the sections above.
The benchmarking network topology will be an independent test setup
and MUST NOT be connected to devices that may forward the test
traffic into a production network, or misroute traffic to the test
Further, benchmarking is performed on a "black-box" basis, relying
solely on measurements observable external to the DUT/SUT.
Special capabilities SHOULD NOT exist in the DUT/SUT specifically for
benchmarking purposes. Any implications for network security arising
from the DUT/SUT SHOULD be identical in the lab and in production