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Updates to LDP for IPv6 (RFC7552) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241902D
Original Publication Date: 2015-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Jun-06
Document File: 48 page(s) / 49K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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R. Asati: AUTHOR [+5]


The LDP specification [RFC5036] defines procedures and messages for exchanging FEC-label bindings over either IPv4 or IPv6 networks, or both (i.e., Dual-stack networks).

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                          R. Asati Request for Comments: 7552                                  C. Pignataro Updates: 5036, 6720                                              K. Raza Category: Standards Track                                          Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721                                                V. Manral                                                           Ionos Networks                                                               R. Papneja                                                                   Huawei                                                                June 2015

                         Updates to LDP for IPv6


   The Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) specification defines    procedures to exchange label bindings over either IPv4 or IPv6    networks, or both.  This document corrects and clarifies the LDP    behavior when an IPv6 network is used (with or without IPv4).  This    document updates RFCs 5036 and 6720.

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

Asati, et al.                Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7552                 Updates to LDP for IPv6               June 2015

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