Refresh-interval Independent FRR Facility Protection

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Refresh-interval Independent FRR Facility Protection' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-mpls-ri-rsvp-frr-07.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Refresh-interval Independent FRR Facility Protection'
  (draft-ietf-mpls-ri-rsvp-frr-07.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Martin Vigoureux and Deborah

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary

 Fast Reroute for RSVP-TE defines two different methods for local repair
 to reroute LSP traffic over a backup tunnel. The document defines a 
 extension which enhances the facility backup and makes it independent
 from the refresh-interval.

Working Group Summary

This is an update to RFC4090. The document went through several reviews
and updates based on the feedback. There were some concerns on adding
complexity to RSVP-TE as as protocol which were addressed during the 
discussion on the WG Mailing List. 

Document Quality

An implementation poll has been sent to the working group list and
the Shepherd Write-Up  will be updated as we receive further


   Who is the Document Shepherd for this document?  Nicolai Leymann
   Who is the Responsible Area Director?  Deborah Brungard


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