[rfc-dist] RFC 4974 on Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) RSVP-TE Signaling Extensions in Support of Calls
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Title: Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) RSVP-TE Signaling
Extensions in Support of Calls
Author: D. Papadimitriou, A. Farrel
Status: Standards Track
Date: August 2007
Mailbox: dimitri.papadimitriou at alcatel-lucent.be,
adrian at olddog.co.uk
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-ccamp-gmpls-rsvp-te-call-04.txt
In certain networking topologies, it may be advantageous to maintain
associations between endpoints and key transit points to support an
instance of a service. Such associations are known as Calls.
A Call does not provide the actual connectivity for transmitting user
traffic, but only builds a relationship by which subsequent
Connections may be made. In Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) such Connections
are known as Label Switched Paths (LSPs).
This document specifies how GMPLS Resource Reservation Protocol -
Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE) signaling may be used and
extended to support Calls. These mechanisms provide full and logical
The mechanisms proposed in this document are applicable to any
environment (including multi-area), and for any type of interface:
packet, layer-2, time-division multiplexed, lambda, or fiber
switching. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Common Control and Measurement Plane
Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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