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RFC 6423

"Using the Generic Associated Channel Label for Pseudowire in the MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP)", November 2011

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6423.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 5586
Authors:
H. Li
L. Martini
J. He
F. Huang
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pwe3 (rtg)

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Abstract

This document describes the requirements for using the Generic Associated Channel Label (GAL) in pseudowires (PWs) in MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) networks, and provides an update to the description of GAL usage in RFC 5586 by removing the restriction that is imposed on using GAL for PWs, especially in MPLS-TP environments. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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