MPLS/IP Header Compression

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Authors Lou Berger  , Jason Jeffords 
Last updated 2000-01-14
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This document describes a method for compressing the headers of IP datagrams that are being transported over MPLS. This work extends the existing IP and IP/UDP/RTP header compression techniques, as defined in [RFC2507] and [RFC2508], to operate over and to compress MPLS label stack entries.


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