RFC 7555

Proxy MPLS Echo Request, June 2015

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G. Swallow
V. Lim
S. Aldrin
mpls (rtg)

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This document defines a means of remotely initiating Multiprotocol Label Switched Protocol (MPLS) Pings on Label Switched Paths. An MPLS Proxy Ping Request is sent to any Label Switching Router along a Label Switched Path. The primary motivations for this facility are first to limit the number of messages and related processing when using LSP Ping in large Point-to-Multipoint LSPs, and second to enable tracing from leaf to leaf (or root).

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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