RFC 5331

MPLS Upstream Label Assignment and Context-Specific Label Space, August 2008

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5331.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updated by:
RFC 7274
Authors:
R. Aggarwal
Y. Rekhter
E. Rosen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5331

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Abstract

RFC 3031 limits the MPLS architecture to downstream-assigned MPLS labels. This document introduces the notion of upstream-assigned MPLS labels. It describes the procedures for upstream MPLS label assignment and introduces the concept of a "Context-Specific Label Space". [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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