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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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� � � � � � 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...