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Applicability Statement for Traffic Engineering with MPLS (RFC3346)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009299D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-15
Document File: 15 page(s) / 34K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Boyle: AUTHOR [+7]

Abstract

This document describes the applicability of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) to traffic engineering in IP networks. Special considerations for deployment of MPLS for traffic engineering in operational contexts are discussed and the limitations of the MPLS approach to traffic engineering are highlighted.

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Network Working Group                                           J. Boyle

Request for Comments: 3346                                       PD Nets

Category: Informational                                          V. Gill

                                                   AOL Time Warner, Inc.

                                                               A. Hannan

                                                             RoutingLoop

                                                               D. Cooper

                                                         Global Crossing

                                                              D. Awduche

                                                          Movaz Networks

                                                            B. Christian

                                                                Worldcom

                                                                W.S. Lai

                                                                    AT&T

                                                             August 2002

       Applicability Statement for Traffic Engineering with MPLS

Status of this Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does

   not specify an Internet standard of any kind.  Distribution of this

   memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2002).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document describes the applicability of Multiprotocol Label

   Switching (MPLS) to traffic engineering in IP networks.  Special

   considerations for deployment of MPLS for traffic engineering in

   operational contexts are discussed and the limitations of the MPLS

   approach to traffic engineering are highlighted.

Boyle, et al.                Informational                      [Page 1]

RFC 3346    Applicability Statement for Traffic Engineering  August 2002

Table of Contents

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

   2.  Technical Overview of ISP Traffic Engineering...................3

   3.  Applicability of Internet Traffic En...