[ndnSIM] Per-interface (face?) statistics?

Lixia Zhang lixia at CS.UCLA.EDU
Sat Jan 7 22:26:15 PST 2017

> On Jan 7, 2017, at 10:15 PM, John Baugh <jpbaugh at umich.edu> wrote:
> ndnSIM friends,
> I'm mostly just mulling over some ideas about this for the time being, but I'd like to get some information from anyone reading this, with some insight.
> Consider several Consumers connected to a router,

I assume you meant consumers *physically* connected to a router (i.e. via a layer-2 connectivity)

> which is then connected to a Producer (or multiple producers - just consider one for now)
> 1.  Is it correct for me to assume that each connection between a Consumer at the router is a Face (interface?) or is there any sharing?  E.g., do consumers 1, 2, 3, 4, etc. ever connect to the Producer with the same face?

it is up to what is that layer-2 connection is, whether each consumer is connected by a separate wire, or all consumers share the same media (e.g. Ethernet)

> 2.  I'm trying to see what would happen if an attacker hijacked a node or nodes at focused their attack on an individual interface (face), so is this equivalent to compromising one or more consumers? 
>     -->  In other words is there a one-to-one correspondence between the Face and the Consumer always?  If not, when is this not the case and can it be controlled?
> Thanks,
> John
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