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RFC 7140

"LDP Extensions for Hub and Spoke Multipoint Label Switched Path", March 2014

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7140.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
L. Jin
F. Jounay
IJ. Wijnands
N. Leymann
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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Abstract

This document introduces a hub and spoke multipoint (HSMP) Label Switched Path (LSP), which allows traffic from root to leaf through point-to-multipoint (P2MP) LSPs and also leaf to root along the reverse path. That means traffic entering the HSMP LSP from the application/customer at the root node travels downstream to each leaf node, exactly as if it were traveling downstream along a P2MP LSP to each leaf node. Upstream traffic entering the HSMP LSP at any leaf node travels upstream along the tree to the root, as if it were unicast to the root. Direct communication among the leaf nodes is not allowed.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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