RFC 9017

Special-Purpose Label Terminology, April 2021

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 3032, RFC 7274
Authors:
L. Andersson
K. Kompella
A. Farrel
Stream:
IETF
Source:
mpls (rtg)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC9017

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Abstract

This document discusses and recommends terminology that may be used when MPLS Special-Purpose Labels (SPLs) are specified and documented.

This document applies that terminology change to the relevant IANA registry and also clarifies the use of the Entropy Label Indicator (7) when immediately preceded by the Extension Label (15).

This document updates RFCs 3032 and 7274.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.