RIPE 43

RIPE Meeting: 43
Working Group: Test Traffic
Status: Final
Revision Number: 1

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Test Traffic Working Group Minutes

Wednesday, Sept 11, 2002, 09:00-12:30
Chair: Henk Uijterwaal
Scribe: Olaf Kolkman
Attendees: +/- 30

A. Administrativia
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+ Scribe
+ Attendance Sheets
+ Mailing lists:
tt-wg _at_ ripe _dot_ net
tt-host _at_ ripe _dot_ net
ttmplots _at_ ripe _dot_ net

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+ Minutes from RIPE42 were approved.



B - TTM, Status and Plans (Henk Uijterwaal/RIPE NCC)
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Slides available on the RIPE Meeting Website
http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-43/presentations/ripe43-ttm-status

No questions or comments.


C - TTM data analysis (Rene Wilhelm/RIPE NCC)
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Slides available on the RIPE Meeting Web site
http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-43/presentations/ripe43-tt-analysis

No questions


D - Bandwidth Measurement Update (Henk Uijterwaal/RIPE NCC)
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Slides available on the RIPE Meeting Web site
http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-43/presentations/ripe43-ttm-bandwith


Discussion with Emmanuel Tychon and Ruediger Volk.
It's probably not possible to use IP options and work around the
problem that causes routers to use a different process queue.
The socket 'hack' will be needed.


E - Evaluate Network Performance with CISCO Service Assurance Agent
(Emmanuel Tychon/CISCO)
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Based on EOF tutorial Slides that are available from the Web site shortly.


Many of the slides where skipped. Focus on SAA functionality and
possibilities.


Comments based on questions from audience:

* Unsynchronized clocks are recognized by setting a 10%
threshold, this assumes symmetric routing.

* Numerous products available for graphical analysis of the
material.

* No support for IPv6, no ETA for IPv6.


F - Topics for RIPE 44
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No topics solicited in the meeting. Topics are welcome on the
mailing list.

G - AOB

No other business.