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RFC 6016

"Support for the Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) in Layer 3 VPNs", October 2010

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
B. Davie
F. Le Faucheur
A. Narayanan
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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Abstract

RFC 4364 and RFC 4659 define an approach to building provider-provisioned Layer 3 VPNs (L3VPNs) for IPv4 and IPv6. It may be desirable to use Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) to perform admission control on the links between Customer Edge (CE) routers and Provider Edge (PE) routers. This document specifies procedures by which RSVP messages traveling from CE to CE across an L3VPN may be appropriately handled by PE routers so that admission control can be performed on PE-CE links. Optionally, admission control across the provider's backbone may also be supported. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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