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Control Protocol Extensions for the Setup of Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) Pseudowires in MPLS Networks (RFC5287)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000173478D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Aug-08
Document File: 17 page(s) / 33K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Vainshtein: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This document defines extension to the Pseudowire Emulation Edge-to- Edge (PWE3) control protocol RFC 4447 and PWE3 IANA allocations RFC 4446 required for the setup of Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) pseudowires in MPLS networks.

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Network Working Group                                      A. Vainshtein Request for Comments: 5287                                   ECI Telecom Category: Standards Track                                    Y(J). Stein                                                  RAD Data Communications                                                              August 2008

              Control Protocol Extensions for the Setup of      Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) Pseudowires in MPLS Networks

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.

Abstract

   This document defines extension to the Pseudowire Emulation Edge-to-    Edge (PWE3) control protocol RFC 4447 and PWE3 IANA allocations RFC    4446 required for the setup of Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM)    pseudowires in MPLS networks.

Table of Contents

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

   2. PW FEC for Setup of TDM PWs .....................................2

   3. Interface Parameters for TDM PWs ................................4

      3.1. Overview ...................................................4

      3.2. CEP/TDM Payload Bytes ......................................5

      3.3. CEP/TDM Bit-Rate (0x07) ....................................5

      3.4. Number of TDMoIP AAL1 Cells per Packet .....................6

      3.5. TDMoIP AAL1 Mode ...........................................7

      3.6. TDMoIP AAL2 Options ........................................7

      3.7. Fragmentation Indicator ....................................8

      3.8. TDM Options ................................................8

   4. Extending CESoPSN Basic NxDS0 Services with CE

      Application Signaling ..........................................11

   5. LDP Status Codes ...............................................12

   6. Using the PW Status TLV ........................................13

   7. IANA Considerations ............................................13

   8. Security Considerations ........................................14

   9. Acknowledgements ...............................................14

   10. References ....................................................14

      10.1. Normative References .....................................14

      10.2. Informative References .....