Encapsulation Methods for Transport of Fibre Channel Traffic over MPLS Networks, April 2012
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- D. Black, Ed.
L. Dunbar, Ed.
- pwe3 (rtg)
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A Fibre Channel pseudowire (PW) is used to carry Fibre Channel traffic over an MPLS network. This enables service providers to take advantage of MPLS to offer "emulated" Fibre Channel services. This document specifies the encapsulation of Fibre Channel traffic within a pseudowire. It also specifies the common procedures for using a PW to provide a Fibre Channel service. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.