LDP Extensions for Multi-Topology (RFC7307)
Publication Date: 2014-Jul-23
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Q. Zhao: AUTHOR [+6]
Multi-Topology (MT) routing is supported in IP networks with the use of MT-aware IGPs. It would be advantageous for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to support an MPLS Multi-Topology (MPLS-MT) environment. The benefits of MPLS-MT technology are features for various network scenarios, including:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Q. Zhao Request for Comments: 7307 Huawei Technology Category: Standards Track K. Raza ISSN: 2070-1721 C. Zhou Cisco Systems L. Fang Microsoft L. Li China Mobile D. King Old Dog Consulting July 2014
LDP Extensions for Multi-Topology
Multi-Topology (MT) routing is supported in IP networks with the use of MT-aware IGPs. In order to provide MT routing within Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) networks, new extensions are required.
This document describes the LDP protocol extensions required to support MT routing in an MPLS environment.
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.
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RFC 7307 LDP Multi-Topology Extensions July 2014
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