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Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) -- Version 1 Functional Specification (RFC2205)

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Original Publication Date: 1997-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Braden: AUTHOR [+4]

Related Documents

10.17487/RFC2205: DOI

Abstract

This memo describes version 1 of RSVP, a resource reservation setup protocol designed for an integrated services Internet. RSVP provides receiver-initiated setup of resource reservations for multicast or unicast data flows, with good scaling and robustness properties. [STANDARDS-TRACK]

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Network Working Group R. Braden, Ed. Request for Comments: 2205 ISI Category: Standards Track L. Zhang UCLA S. Berson ISI S. Herzog IBM Research S. Jamin Univ. of Michigan September 1997

Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) --

Version 1 Functional Specification

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

This memo describes version 1 of RSVP, a resource reservation setup protocol designed for an integrated services Internet. RSVP provides receiver-initiated setup of resource reservations for multicast or unicast data flows, with good scaling and robustness properties.

Braden, Ed., et. al. Standards Track [Page 1]

RFC 2205 RSVP September 1997

Table of Contents

1. Introduction ................................................... 4 1.1 Data Flows ................................................. 7 1.2 Reservation Model .......................................... 8 1.3 Reservation Styles .........................................11 1.4 Examples of Styles .........................................14 2. RSVP Protocol Mechanisms .......................................19 2.1 RSVP Messages ..............................................19 2.2 Merging Flowspecs ..........................................21 2.3 Soft State .................................................22 2.4 Teardown ...................................................24 2.5 Errors .....................................................25 2.6 Confirmation ...............................................27 2.7 Policy Control .............................................27 2.8 Security ...................................................28 2.9 Non-RSVP Clouds ............................................29 2.10 Host Model ................................................30 3. RSVP Functional Specification ..................................32 3.1 RSVP Message Formats .......................................32 3.2 Port Usage .................................................47 3.3 Sending RSVP Messages ......................................48 3.4 Avoiding RSVP Message Loops ................................50 3.5 Blockade State .............................................54 3.6 Local Repair ...............................................56 3.7 Time Parameters ............................................57 3.8 Traffic Policing and Non-Integrated Service Hops ...........58 3.9 Multihomed Hosts ...........................................59 3.10 Future Compatibility ......................................61 3.11 RSVP Interfaces ...........................................63 4. Acknowledgments ................................................76 APPENDIX A. Object Definitions ........................

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