A signalling protocol that allows applications to request specific quality of service from the network.
IETF draft standard that helps implement Internet quality of service by requesting the reservation of network bandwidth.
An OS/400 Network Quality of Service (QoS) function for TCP/IP traffic. Includes an iSeries RSVP agent and X/Open standard APIs for applications. RSVP flow begins with the sender transmitting a PATH test to receiver; receiver transmits RESV message to sender; resources are reserved in routers along the path; data follows same route as PATH and RESV messages.