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Dynamic Placement of Multi-Segment Pseudowires (RFC7267)

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Publication Date: 2014-Jun-18
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L. Martini: AUTHOR [+6]

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                   L. Martini, Ed. Request for Comments: 7267                           Cisco Systems, Inc. Updates: 6073                                              M. Bocci, Ed. Category: Standards Track                                  F. Balus, Ed. ISSN: 2070-1721                                           Alcatel-Lucent                                                                June 2014

              Dynamic Placement of Multi-Segment Pseudowires

Abstract

   RFC 5254 describes the service provider requirements for extending    the reach of pseudowires (PWs) across multiple Packet Switched    Network domains.  A multi-segment PW is defined as a set of two or    more contiguous PW segments that behave and function as a single    point-to-point PW.  This document describes extensions to the PW    control protocol to dynamically place the segments of the multi-    segment pseudowire among a set of Provider Edge (PE) routers.  This    document also updates RFC 6073 by updating the value of the Length    field of the PW Switching Point PE Sub-TLV Type 0x06 to 14.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   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).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in 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/rfc7267.

 Martini, et al.              Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7267         Dynamic Placement of Multi-Segment PWs        June 2014

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