MPLS LSP PW status refresh reduction for Static Pseudowires
draft-ietf-pwe3-status-reduction-01

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (pwe3 WG)
Last updated 2013-08-24 (latest revision 2013-02-20)
Replaced by rfc8237, draft-ietf-pals-status-reduction
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Abstract

This document describes a method for generating an aggregated pseudowire status message on Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network Label Switched Path (LSP). The method for transmitting the pseudowire (PW) status information is not new, however this protocol extension allows a Service Provider (SP) to reliably monitor the individual PW status while not overwhelming the network of multiple periodic status messages. This is achieved by sending a single cumulative summary status verification message for all the PWs grouped in the same LSP.

Authors

Luca Martini (lmartini@cisco.com)
George Swallow (swallow@cisco.com)
Elisa Bellagamba (elisa.bellagamba@ericsson.com)

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