[rfc-dist] RFC 5283 on LDP Extension for Inter-Area Label Switched Paths (LSPs)
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Title: LDP Extension for Inter-Area Label
Switched Paths (LSPs)
Author: B. Decraene, JL. Le Roux,
Status: Standards Track
Date: July 2008
Mailbox: bruno.decraene at orange-ftgroup.com,
jeanlouis.leroux at orange-ftgroup.com,
ina at juniper.net
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-interarea-04.txt
To facilitate the establishment of Label Switched Paths (LSPs) that
would span multiple IGP areas in a given Autonomous System (AS), this
document describes a new optional Longest-Match Label Mapping
Procedure for the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP).
This procedure allows the use of a label if the Forwarding Equivalence
Class (FEC) Element matches an entry in the Routing Information Base
(RIB). Matching is defined by an IP longest-match search and does not
mandate an exact match. [STANDARDS TRACK]
This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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