RFC 8625

Ethernet Traffic Parameters with Availability Information, August 2019

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H. Long
M. Ye, Ed.
G. Mirsky, Ed.
A. D'Alessandro
H. Shah
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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC8625

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A packet-switching network may contain links with variable bandwidths (e.g., copper and radio). The bandwidth of such links is sensitive to the external environment (e.g., climate). Availability is typically used to describe these links when doing network planning. This document introduces an optional Bandwidth Availability TLV in RSVP-TE signaling. This extension can be used to set up a GMPLS Label Switched Path (LSP) in conjunction with the Ethernet SENDER_TSPEC object.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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