Applying the Policy scheme to the IntServ

  • Song, Wang-Cheol (Faculty of Commun. & Computer Eng., Cheju National University)
  • Published : 2003.09.01


There is an emergence of Internet applications that have real-time requirements. These applications require IP to support guaranteed capacity, higher priority and lower packet loss rate. To address this, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is developing a set of protocols and standards for Integrated Services on the Internet. Using RSVP and policies to manage the allocation of network resources in order to provide different levels of service is a topic of great interest to service providers. Currently, it is not possible to dynamically reallocate resources during an application's session. This paper discusses how policies in conjunction with new service class can provide a more enhanced network resource allocation by allowing for this dynamic reallocation.


policy based networking;RSVP;Internet QoS;IntServ


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