RFC 7689

Signaling Extensions for Wavelength Switched Optical Networks, November 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7689.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
G. Bernstein, Ed.
S. Xu
Y. Lee, Ed.
G. Martinelli
H. Harai
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ccamp (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7689

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Abstract

This document provides extensions to Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) signaling for control of Wavelength Switched Optical Networks (WSONs). Such extensions are applicable in WSONs under a number of conditions including: (a) when optional processing, such as regeneration, must be configured to occur at specific nodes along a path, (b) where equipment must be configured to accept an optical signal with specific attributes, or (c) where equipment must be configured to output an optical signal with specific attributes. This document provides mechanisms to support distributed wavelength assignment with a choice of distributed wavelength assignment algorithms.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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