[rfc-dist] RFC 5493 on Requirements for the Conversion between Permanent Connections and Switched Connections in a Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Networ

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        RFC 5493

        Title:      Requirements for the Conversion between 
                    Permanent Connections and Switched Connections in 
                    a Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) 
                    Network
        Author:     D. Caviglia, D. Bramanti,
                    D. Li, D. McDysan
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       April 2009
        Mailbox:    diego.caviglia at ericsson.com, 
                    dino.bramanti at ericsson.com, 
                    danli at huawei.com, dave.mcdysan at verizon.com
        Pages:      11
        Characters: 21991
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ccamp-pc-and-sc-reqs-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5493.txt

>From a carrier perspective, the possibility of turning a permanent
connection (PC) into a soft permanent connection (SPC) and vice
versa, without actually affecting data plane traffic being carried
over it, is a valuable option.  In other terms, such operation can be
seen as a way of transferring the ownership and control of an
existing and in-use data plane connection between the management
plane and the control plane, leaving its data plane state untouched.

This memo sets out the requirements for such procedures within a
Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) network.  This 
memo provides information for the Internet community.

This document is a product of the Common Control and Measurement Plane Working Group of the IETF.


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