RFC 7347

Pre-standard Linear Protection Switching in MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP), September 2014

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
H. van Helvoort, Ed.
J. Ryoo, Ed.
H. Zhang
F. Huang
H. Li
A. D'Alessandro
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7347

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Abstract

The IETF Standards Track solution for MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) Linear Protection is provided in RFCs 6378, 7271, and 7324. This document describes the pre-standard implementation of MPLS-TP Linear Protection that has been deployed by several network operators using equipment from multiple vendors. At the time of publication, these pre-standard implementations were still in operation carrying live traffic. The specified mechanism supports 1+1 unidirectional/bidirectional protection switching and 1:1 bidirectional protection switching. It is purely supported by the MPLS-TP data plane and can work without any control plane.


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