Requirements for Advanced Multipath in MPLS Networks (RFC7226)
Original Publication Date: 2014-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-May-09
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
C. Villamizar: AUTHOR [+7]
There is often a need to provide large aggregates of bandwidth that are best provided using parallel links between routers or carrying traffic over multiple MPLS Label Switched Paths (LSPs). In core networks, there is often no alternative since the aggregate capacities of core networks today far exceed the capacity of a single physical link or a single packet-processing element.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) C. Villamizar, Ed. Request for Comments: 7226 OCCNC, LLC Category: Informational D. McDysan, Ed. ISSN: 2070-1721 Verizon S. Ning Tata Communications A. Malis Huawei L. Yong Huawei USA May 2014
Requirements for Advanced Multipath in MPLS Networks
This document provides a set of requirements for Advanced Multipath in MPLS networks.
Advanced Multipath is a formalization of multipath techniques currently in use in IP and MPLS networks and a set of extensions to existing multipath techniques.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7226.
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RFC 7226 Advanced Multipath Requirements May 2014
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