Network-Layer Signaling: Transport Layer
draft-shore-nls-tl-06

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Abstract

The RSVP model for communicating requests to network devices along a datapath has proven useful for a variety of applications beyond what the protocol designers envisioned, and while the architectural model generalizes well the protocol itself has a number of features that limit its applicability to applications other than IntServ. Network Layer Signaling uses the RSVP on-path communication model and provides a lightweight transport layer for non-QoS signaling applications, such as discovery or diagnostics. It is based on a "two-layer" architecture that divides protocol function into transport and application. This document describes the transport protocol.

Authors

Melinda Shore (mshore@cisco.com)
David McGrew (mcgrew@cisco.com)
Kaushik Biswas (kbiswas@cisco.com)

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