How to contribute to the Archive
The Internet Traffic Archive is moderated. The moderator's duties
are to ensure compliance with the guidelines discussed in this section, and
to maintain high standards for the quality of the trace collection. For
example, the moderator might reject a trace with a high degree of packet
loss, or of a size the moderator deems inappropriate (e.g., too small to be
worth the effort; too large to be worth the disk space). The moderator
also maintains the Web pages and the mailing lists
for discussion of the archive contents and for announcing archive updates and
The present moderator is Vern Paxson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Submission guidelines for contributing traces.
Submission guidelines for
To contribute to the archive, email the moderator a description of
the submission conforming to the guidelines. The email should include
an ftp site from which the moderator can fetch the trace or software,
and the size of the trace.
The moderator may accept the submission as it stands; return the submission
for revision, detailing what must be done to make the contribution
acceptable for the archive; or reject the submission as inappropriate.
Expect turn-around times of 2-3 weeks.
the main page.