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VoIP Measurement Architecture Using Data Mediation

  • Atsushi Kobayashi
  • Keisuke Ishibashi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5843)

Abstract

A VoIP measurement architecture using a flow-based measurement method, such as IPFIX/PSAMP, is presented. In particular, we focus on an ACL-based metering function adaptable to existing router/switch capabilities. We also applied a mediation function handling the ACL-based filtering configuration and correlating both SIP and RTP packet-based data records to build the VoIP measurement architecture. This architecture enables network operators to measure VoIP quality as needed in large-scale networks. Finally, we demonstrated the feasibility of the measurement system by evaluating a prototype.

Keywords

IPFIX PSAMP VoIP SIP 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Atsushi Kobayashi
    • 1
  • Keisuke Ishibashi
    • 1
  1. 1.NTT Information Sharing Platform LaboratoriesTokyoJapan

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