LDP 'Typed Wildcard' Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) for PWid and Generalized PWid FEC Elements (RFC6667)
Original Publication Date: 2012-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2012-Jul-19
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K. Raza: AUTHOR [+3]
An extension to the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) [RFC5036] defines the general notion of a "Typed Wildcard Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) Element" [RFC5918]. This can be used when requesting, releasing, or withdrawing all label bindings for a given type of FEC Element is desired. However, a Typed Wildcard FEC Element must be individually defined for each type of FEC Element.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) K. Raza Request for Comments: 6667 S. Boutros Category: Standards Track C. Pignataro ISSN: 2070-1721 Cisco Systems July 2012
LDP 'Typed Wildcard' Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) for PWid and Generalized PWid FEC Elements
The "Typed Wildcard Forwarding Equivalence Class (FEC) Element" defines an extension to the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) that can be used when requesting, withdrawing, or releasing all label bindings for a given FEC Element type is desired. However, a Typed Wildcard FEC Element must be individually defined for each FEC Element type. This specification defines the Typed Wildcard FEC Elements for the Pseudowire Identifier (PWid) (0x80) and Generalized PWid (0x81) FEC Element types.
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