RFC 4875

Extensions to Resource Reservation Protocol - Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE) for Point-to-Multipoint TE Label Switched Paths (LSPs), May 2007

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4875.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 6510
Authors:
R. Aggarwal, Ed.
D. Papadimitriou, Ed.
S. Yasukawa, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4875

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Abstract

This document describes extensions to Resource Reservation Protocol - Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE) for the set up of Traffic Engineered (TE) point-to-multipoint (P2MP) Label Switched Paths (LSPs) in Multi- Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) networks. The solution relies on RSVP-TE without requiring a multicast routing protocol in the Service Provider core. Protocol elements and procedures for this solution are described. There can be various applications for P2MP TE LSPs such as IP multicast. Specification of how such applications will use a P2MP TE LSP is outside the scope of this document. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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