Network Traffic Sampling Model on Packet Identification

  • Cheng Guang
  • Gong Jian
  • Ding Wei
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3420)


A new sampling model for measurement using IP packet identification (IPID) on IP network is provided in this paper under a principle of PSAMP, a working group of IETF, that a good sampling model should work for all purposes of measurement applications at the same time with a simple way. In the paper, and a multi-mask sampling model on the identification field can not only control sampling precise to 1/65536, but also use different sampling parameters among different measurement points. The randomicity and coordination of sampled packets can be assured automatically, and both network traffic performance and statistical characters are analyzed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng Guang
    • 1
  • Gong Jian
    • 1
  • Ding Wei
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringSoutheast University, Jiangsu Provincial Key Lab of Computer Network TechnologyNanjing

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