[rfc-dist] RFC 4655 on A Path Computation Element (PCE)-Based Architecture
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Title: A Path Computation Element (PCE)-Based
Author: A. Farrel, J.-P. Vasseur,
Date: August 2006
Mailbox: adrian at olddog.co.uk,
jpv at cisco.com,
gash at att.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-pce-architecture-05.txt
Constraint-based path computation is a fundamental building block for
traffic engineering systems such as Multiprotocol Label Switching
(MPLS) and Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS)
networks. Path computation in large, multi-domain, multi-region, or
multi-layer networks is complex and may require special
computational components and cooperation between the different
This document specifies the architecture for a Path Computation
Element (PCE)-based model to address this problem space. This
document does not attempt to provide a detailed description of all
the architectural components, but rather it describes a set of
building blocks for the PCE architecture from which solutions may be
constructed. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This document is a product of the Path Computation Element
Working Group of the IETF.
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