[rfc-dist] RFC 4687 on Operations and Management (OAM) Requirements for Point-to-Multipoint MPLS Networks
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Title: Operations and Management (OAM) Requirements
for Point-to-Multipoint MPLS Networks
Author: S. Yasukawa, A. Farrel,
D. King, T. Nadeau
Date: September 2006
Mailbox: s.yasukawa at hco.ntt.co.jp,
adrian at olddog.co.uk,
daniel.king at aria-networks.com, tnadeau at cisco.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-mpls-p2mp-oam-reqs-01.txt
Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) has been extended to encompass
point-to-multipoint (P2MP) Label Switched Paths (LSPs). As with
point-to-point MPLS LSPs, the requirement to detect, handle, and
diagnose control and data plane defects is critical.
For operators deploying services based on P2MP MPLS LSPs, the
detection and specification of how to handle those defects are
important because such defects not only may affect the fundamentals
of an MPLS network, but also may impact service level
specification commitments for customers of their network.
This document describes requirements for data plane operations and
management for P2MP MPLS LSPs. These requirements apply to all forms
of P2MP MPLS LSPs, and include P2MP Traffic Engineered (TE) LSPs and
multicast LSPs. This memo provides information for the Internet
This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching
Working Group of the IETF.
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