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COPS usage for RSVP (RFC2749)

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Original Publication Date: 2000-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 13 page(s) / 31K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Boyle: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This document describes usage directives for supporting COPS policy services in RSVP environments.

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Network Working Group S . Herzog, Ed.

Request for Comments: 2749 IPHighway

Category: Standards Track J. Boyle

Level3

R. Cohen

Cisco

D. Durham

Intel

R. Rajan

AT&T

A. Sastry

Cisco

January 2000

COPS usage for RSVP

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.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document describes usage directives for supporting COPS policy

services in RSVP environments.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction....................................................2

2 RSVP values for COPS objects....................................2

2.1 Common Header, client-type...................................2

2.2 Context Object (Context).....................................3

2.3 Client Specific Information (ClientSI).......................4

2.4 Decision Object (Decision)...................................4

3 Operation of COPS for RSVP PEPs.................................6

3.1 RSVP flows...................................................6

3.2 Expected Associations for RSVP Requests......................6

3.3 RSVP's Capacity Admission Control: Commit and Delete.........7

3.4 Policy Control Over PathTear and ResvTear....................7

3.5 PEP Caching COPS Decisions...................................7

3.6 Using Multiple Context Flags in a single query...............8

3.7 RSVP Error Reporting.........................................9

4 Security Considerations.........................................9

5 Illustrative Examples, Using COPS for RSVP....................