RFC 7060

Using LDP Multipoint Extensions on Targeted LDP Sessions, November 2013

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https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7060.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
M. Napierala
E. Rosen
IJ. Wijnands
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7060

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Abstract

Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) can be used to set up Point-to-Multipoint (P2MP) and Multipoint-to-Multipoint (MP2MP) Label Switched Paths. However, the specification for the Multipoint Extensions to LDP presupposes that the two endpoints of an LDP session are directly connected. The LDP base specification allows for the case where the two endpoints of an LDP session are not directly connected; such a session is known as a "Targeted LDP" session. This document provides the specification for using the LDP Multipoint Extensions over a Targeted LDP session.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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