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Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Functional Specification (RFC2205)

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Original Publication Date: 1997-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Braden: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This memo describes version 1 of RSVP, a resource reservation setup protocol designed for an integrated services Internet. RSVP provides receiver-initiated setup of resource reservations for multicast or unicast data flows, with good scaling and robustness properties.

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Network Working Group R. Braden, Ed.

Request for Comments: 2205 ISI

Category: Standards Track L. Zhang

UCLA

S. Berson

ISI

S. Herzog

IBM Research

S. Jamin

Univ. of Michigan

September 1997

Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) --

Version 1 Functional Specification

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the

Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet

Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state

and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

This memo describes version 1 of RSVP, a resource reservation setup

protocol designed for an integrated services Internet. RSVP provides

receiver-initiated setup of resource reservations for multicast or

unicast data flows, with good scaling and robustness properties.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ................................................... 4

1.1 Data Flows ................................................. 7

1.2 Reservation Model .......................................... 8

1.3 Reservation Styles .........................................11

1.4 Examples of Styles .........................................14

2. RSVP Protocol Mechanisms .......................................19

2.1 RSVP Messages ..............................................19

2.2 Merging Flowspecs ..........................................21

2.3 Soft State .................................................22

2.4 Teardown ...................................................24

2.5 Errors .....................................................25

2.6 Confirmation ...............................................27

2.7 Policy Control .............................................27

2.8 Security ...................................................28

2.9 Non-RSVP Clouds ............................................29

2.10 Host Model .................................