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IPv6 and QoS?


The traffic class field is being defined by the diffserv working
group: http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/diffserv-charter.html

  Brian Carpenter

Jon Arne Hegge wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm working on a masters thesis in University of Oslo, and I'm
> wondering if anyone have a link or document describing how to
> use the support for QoS in IPv6? Spesifically how to set the
> flow-label field and the class-field. Or is this up to the TCP/IP
> stack? I have been looking at Winsock 2, because this project will be
> based on NT, and it contains support for some types of real-time traffic
> and multimedia transfer.
> The question is basically if the IPv6 spec. incorporates some standard for
> setting the values in these fields(flow-label & class-field)?
> Or maybe its an RFC I have missed..:) ?(RFC1363 comes to mind)
> If this is off topic here, I apologize.
> Greetings,
> Jon Arne
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