Dynamic Placement of Multi-Segment Pseudowires, June 2014
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- RFC 6073
- L. Martini, Ed.
M. Bocci, Ed.
F. Balus, Ed.
- pwe3 (rtg)
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RFC 5254 describes the service provider requirements for extending the reach of pseudowires (PWs) across multiple Packet Switched Network domains. A multi-segment PW is defined as a set of two or more contiguous PW segments that behave and function as a single point-to-point PW. This document describes extensions to the PW control protocol to dynamically place the segments of the multi-segment pseudowire among a set of Provider Edge (PE) routers. This document also updates RFC 6073 by updating the value of the Length field of the PW Switching Point PE Sub-TLV Type 0x06 to 14.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.