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Traffic Engineering Extensions to OSPF for GMPLS Control of Evolving G.709 Optical Transport Networks (RFC7138) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235634D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Mar-15
Document File: 72 page(s) / 77K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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D. Ceccarelli: AUTHOR [+6]


G.709 ("Interfaces for the Optical Transport Network (OTN)") [G.709-2012] includes new fixed and flexible ODU (Optical channel Data Unit) containers, includes two types of tributary slots (i.e., 1.25 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps), and supports various multiplexing relationships (e.g., ODUj multiplexed into ODUk (j

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                D. Ceccarelli, Ed. Request for Comments: 7138                                      Ericsson Category: Standards Track                                       F. Zhang ISSN: 2070-1721                                      Huawei Technologies                                                               S. Belotti                                                           Alcatel-Lucent                                                                   R. Rao                                                     Infinera Corporation                                                                 J. Drake                                                                  Juniper                                                               March 2014

                  Traffic Engineering Extensions to OSPF      for GMPLS Control of Evolving G.709 Optical Transport Networks


   This document describes Open Shortest Path First - Traffic    Engineering (OSPF-TE) routing protocol extensions to support GMPLS    control of Optical Transport Networks (OTNs) specified in ITU-T    Recommendation G.709 as published in 2012.  It extends mechanisms    defined in RFC 4203.

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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 Ceccarelli, et al.           Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7138           OSPF-TE Extensions for OTN Support         March 2014

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