CITI's previous work, performed under a CITI/ITCom MOU dated December
22, 2004, extended the Network Testing and Deployment (NTAP) framework
for secure invocation of network testing tools on remote platforms.
The extensions included host endpoint testing to enable first mile
performance testing using Richard Carlsons Network Diagnostic Tool
(NDT), secure periodic network testing using renewable short-term
credentials derived from the users long-term credentials, addition
of the owamp and tcptraceroute tools, and addition of incremental
The primary goals of the partnership for the remainder of FY 2006
are to investigate 10 Gbps operation and add the capability to
capture network test packets for further analysis.
Detailed project goals are described in the MOU.
See current project download
ITCom, University of Michigan