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RFC 3032

"MPLS Label Stack Encoding", January 2001

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3032.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 3443, RFC 4182, RFC 5332, RFC 3270, RFC 5129, RFC 5462, RFC 5586
Authors:
E. Rosen
D. Tappan
G. Fedorkow
Y. Rekhter
D. Farinacci
T. Li
A. Conta
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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Abstract

This document specifies the encoding to be used by an LSR in order to transmit labeled packets on Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) data links, on LAN data links, and possibly on other data links as well. This document also specifies rules and procedures for processing the various fields of the label stack encoding. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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