[rfc-dist] RFC 5036 on LDP Specification
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Title: LDP Specification
Author: L. Andersson, Ed.,
I. Minei, Ed.,
B. Thomas, Ed.
Status: Standards Track
Date: October 2007
Mailbox: loa at pi.se,
ina at juniper.net,
rhthomas at cisco.com
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-mpls-rfc3036bis-04.txt
The architecture for Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is
described in RFC 3031. A fundamental concept in MPLS is
that two Label Switching Routers (LSRs) must agree on the meaning of
the labels used to forward traffic between and through them. This
common understanding is achieved by using a set of procedures, called
a label distribution protocol, by which one LSR informs another of
label bindings it has made. This document defines a set of such
procedures called LDP (for Label Distribution Protocol) by which LSRs
distribute labels to support MPLS forwarding along normally routed
paths. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching
Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Draft Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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