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UDP Return Path for Packet Loss and Delay Measurement for MPLS Networks (RFC7876)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jul-27
Document File: 20 page(s) / 21K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Bryant: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document describes how MPLS-PLDM [RFC6374] out-of-band Responses can be delivered to the querier using UDP/IP.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         S. Bryant Request for Comments: 7876                                   Independent Category: Standards Track                                   S. Sivabalan ISSN: 2070-1721                                                  S. Soni                                                            Cisco Systems                                                                July 2016

 UDP Return Path for Packet Loss and Delay Measurement for MPLS Networks

Abstract

   RFC 6374 defines a protocol for Packet Loss and Delay Measurement for    MPLS networks (MPLS-PLDM).  This document specifies the procedures to    be used when sending and processing out-of-band MPLS performance    management Responses over an UDP/IP return path.

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 7841.

   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/rfc7876.

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   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

 Bryant, et al.               Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7876              UDP Return Path for MPLS-PLDM            July 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................3

   2. Requirements Language ...........................................3

   3. Solution Overview ...............................................3

      3.1. UDP Return Object ..........................................4

   4. Theory of Operation ...............................................