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Re: Traceroute versus other performance measurement

  • From: David Charlap
  • Date: Wed Nov 29 14:22:18 2000

> Definitions:
>         n-tuple: a set of data of n discrete elements
>         5-tuple: dest addr, src addr, dest port, src port,
>                  tos/diffserv
>         1-tuple: dest addr [or dest prefix]

I thought the 5th tuple of 5-tuple is usually the L4 protocol (TCP, UDP,
ICMP, etc.).  If your algorithm also takes DS values into account, you'd
have a 6-tuple.

-- David