RFC 5521

Extensions to the Path Computation Element Communication Protocol (PCEP) for Route Exclusions, April 2009

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5521.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
E. Oki
T. Takeda
A. Farrel
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pce (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC5521

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Abstract

The Path Computation Element (PCE) provides functions of path computation in support of traffic engineering (TE) in Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) networks. When a Path Computation Client (PCC) requests a PCE for a route, it may be useful for the PCC to specify, as constraints to the path computation, abstract nodes, resources, and Shared Risk Link Groups (SRLGs) that are to be explicitly excluded from the computed route. Such constraints are termed "route exclusions". The PCE Communication Protocol (PCEP) is designed as a communication protocol between PCCs and PCEs. This document presents PCEP extensions for route exclusions. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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