Moving Generic Associated Channel (G-ACh) IANA Registries to a New Registry (RFC7214)
Original Publication Date: 2014-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-May-30
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
L. Andersson: AUTHOR [+2]
RFC 5586 generalized the PW-ACH into the G-ACh. However, registries and allocations of G-ACh namespaces had been distributed throughout different registries. This document coalesces these into a new "Generic Associated Channel (G-ACh) Parameters" registry in the "Multiprotocol Label Switching Architecture (MPLS)" name space. This reorganization achieves two purposes: it allocates the G-ACh registries in their natural place in the MPLS names space, and it provides a single view of the G-ACh registries, to simplify future assignments and avoid potential conflicts. This is an update to RFC 5586 [RFC5586].
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) L. Andersson Request for Comments: 7214 Huawei Updates: 5586, 6374, 6378, 6427, 6428 C. Pignataro Category: Standards Track Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721 May 2014
Moving Generic Associated Channel (G-ACh) IANA Registries to a New Registry
RFC 5586 generalized the applicability of the pseudowire Associated Channel Header (PW-ACH) into the Generic Associated Channel G-ACh. However, registries and allocations of G-ACh parameters had been distributed throughout different, sometimes unrelated, registries. This document coalesces these into a new "Generic Associated Channel (G-ACh) Parameters" registry under the "Multiprotocol Label Switching Architecture (MPLS)" heading. This document updates RFC 5586.
This document also updates RFCs 6374, 6378, 6427, and 6428.
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Andersson & Pignataro Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 7214 Creating G-ACh registries May 2014
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2.1. ...