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RFC 6378

"MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) Linear Protection", October 2011

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
Y. Weingarten, Ed.
S. Bryant
E. Osborne
N. Sprecher
A. Fulignoli, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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Abstract

This document is a product of a joint Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) / International Telecommunications Union Telecommunications Standardization Sector (ITU-T) effort to include an MPLS Transport Profile within the IETF MPLS and Pseudowire Emulation Edge-to-Edge (PWE3) architectures to support the capabilities and functionalities of a packet transport network as defined by the ITU-T. This document addresses the functionality described in the MPLS-TP Survivability Framework document (RFC 6372) and defines a protocol that may be used to fulfill the function of the Protection State Coordination for linear protection, as described in that document. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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