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Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Extensions for Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Control (RFC3946)

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Oct-29
Document File: 27 page(s) / 52K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

E. Mannie: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document is a companion to the Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) signaling. It defines the Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) technology specific information needed when using GMPLS signaling.

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Network Working Group                                          E. Mannie

Request for Comments: 3946                                    Consultant

Category: Standards Track                               D. Papadimitriou

                                                                 Alcatel

                                                            October 2004

   Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Extensions for

                Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and

              Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Control

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 document is a companion to the Generalized Multi-Protocol Label

   Switching (GMPLS) signaling.  It defines the Synchronous Optical

   Network (SONET)/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) technology

   specific information needed when using GMPLS signaling.

Table of Contents

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

   2.  SONET and SDH Traffic Parameters .............................  2

       2.1.  SONET/SDH Traffic Parameters ...........................  3

       2.2.  RSVP-TE Details ........................................  9

       2.3.  CR-LDP Details .........................................  9

   3.  SONET and SDH Labels ......................................... 10

   4.  Acknowledgments .............................................. 15

   5.  Security Considerations ...................................... 16

   6.  IANA Considerations .......................................... 16

   7.  References ................................................... 16

       7.1.  Normative References ................................... 16

   Appendix 1 - Signal Type Values Extension for VC-3 ............... 18

   Annex 1 - Examples ............................................... 18

   Contributors ..................................................... 21

   Authors' Addresses ............................................... 25

   Full Copyright Statement ......................................... 26

Mannie & Papadimitriou      Standards Track                     [Page 1]

RFC 3946         GMPLS Extensions for SONET/SDH Control     October 2004

1.  Introduction

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