Requirements for Separation of IP Control and Forwarding, November 2003
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- H. Khosravi, Ed.
T. Anderson, Ed.
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This document introduces the Forwarding and Control Element Separation (ForCES) architecture and defines a set of associated terminology. This document also defines a set of architectural, modeling, and protocol requirements to logically separate the control and data forwarding planes of an IP (IPv4, IPv6, etc.) networking device.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.