Segment Routing with the MPLS Data Plane, December 2019
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- A. Bashandy, Ed.
C. Filsfils, Ed.
- spring (rtg)
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Segment Routing (SR) leverages the source-routing paradigm. A node steers a packet through a controlled set of instructions, called segments, by prepending the packet with an SR header. In the MPLS data plane, the SR header is instantiated through a label stack. This document specifies the forwarding behavior to allow instantiating SR over the MPLS data plane (SR-MPLS).
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.