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Policy-Enabled Path Computation Framework (RFC5394)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000177407D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Dec-12
Document File: 37 page(s) / 82K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

I. Bryskin: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

The Path Computation Element (PCE) architecture introduces the concept of policy in the context of path computation. This document provides additional details on policy within the PCE architecture and also provides context for the support of PCE Policy. This document introduces the use of the Policy Core Information Model (PCIM) as a framework for supporting path computation policy. This document also provides representative scenarios for the support of PCE Policy.

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Network Working Group                                         I. Bryskin Request for Comments: 5394                                  Adva Optical Category: Informational                                 D. Papadimitriou                                                                  Alcatel                                                                L. Berger                                                          LabN Consulting                                                                   J. Ash                                                                     AT&T                                                            December 2008

                Policy-Enabled Path Computation Framework

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Abstract

   The Path Computation Element (PCE) architecture introduces the    concept of policy in the context of path computation.  This document    provides additional details on policy within the PCE architecture and    also provides context for the support of PCE Policy.  This document    introduces the use of the Policy Core Information Model (PCIM) as a    framework for supporting path computation policy.  This document also    provides representative scenarios for the support of PCE Policy.

 Bryskin, et al.              Informational                      [Page 1]
 RFC 5394            Policy-Enabled Path Computation        December 2008

 Table of Contents

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

      1.1. Terminology ................................................3

   2. Background ......................................................4

      2.1. Motivation .................................................4

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