[rfc-dist] RFC 4973 on OSPF-xTE: Experimental Extension to OSPF for Traffic Engineering

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        RFC 4973

        Title:      OSPF-xTE: Experimental Extension to OSPF 
                    for Traffic Engineering 
        Author:     P. Srisuresh, P. Joseph
        Status:     Experimental
        Date:       July 2007
        Mailbox:    srisuresh at yahoo.com, 
                    paul_95014 at yahoo.com
        Pages:      50
        Characters: 115361
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-srisuresh-ospf-te-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4973.txt

This document defines OSPF-xTE, an experimental traffic engineering
(TE) extension to the link-state routing protocol OSPF.  OSPF-xTE
defines new TE Link State Advertisements (LSAs) to disseminate TE
metrics within an autonomous System (AS), which may consist of multiple
areas.  When an AS consists of TE and non-TE nodes, OSPF-xTE ensures
that non-TE nodes in the AS are unaffected by the TE LSAs.  OSPF-xTE
generates a stand-alone TE Link State Database (TE-LSDB), distinct from
the native OSPF LSDB, for computation of TE circuit paths.  OSPF-xTE is
versatile and extendible to non-packet networks such as Synchronous
Optical Network (SONET) / Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) and
optical networks.  This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


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