Application-Initiated Check-Pointing via the Port Control Protocol (PCP), February 2016
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- S. Vinapamula
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This document specifies a mechanism for a host to indicate via the Port Control Protocol (PCP) which connections should be protected against network failures. These connections will then be subject to high-availability mechanisms enabled on the network side.
This approach assumes that applications and/or users have more visibility about sensitive connections than any heuristic that can be enabled on the network side to guess which connections should be check-pointed.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.