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Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Forwarding Equivalence Class To Next Hop Label Forwarding Entry (FEC-To-NHLFE) Management Information Base (MIB) (RFC3814)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029172D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jun-17
Document File: 43 page(s) / 88K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

T. Nadeau: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols in the Internet community. In particular, it describes managed objects for defining, configuring, and monitoring Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) to Next Hop Label Forwarding Entry (NHLFE) mappings and corresponding actions for use with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).

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Network Working Group                                          T. Nadeau

Request for Comments: 3814                           Cisco Systems, Inc.

Category: Standards Track                                  C. Srinivasan

                                                          Bloomberg L.P.

                                                          A. Viswanathan

                                                  Force10 Networks, Inc.

                                                               June 2004

      Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Forwarding Equivalence

        Class To Next Hop Label Forwarding Entry (FEC-To-NHLFE)

                   Management Information Base (MIB)

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 (2004).

Abstract

   This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB)

   for use with network management protocols in the Internet community.

   In particular, it describes managed objects for defining,

   configuring, and monitoring Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) to

   Next Hop Label Forwarding Entry (NHLFE) mappings and corresponding

   actions for use with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).

Table of Contents

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

   2.  Terminology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   3.  Conventions Used In This Document. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   4.  The Internet-Standard Management Framework . . . . . . . . . .  3

   5.  Outline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       5.1.  mplsFTNTable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

             5.1.1.  Advantages of Address Ranges Over CIDR Prefixes.  4

       5.2.  mplsFTNMapTable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

             5.2.1.  Indexing Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

             5.2.2.  How the Current Indexing Works . . . . . . . . .  5

       5.3.  mplsFTNPerfTable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

   6.  Avoiding Retrieval-Modification Interactions . . . . . . . . .  7

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