Pseudowire Virtual Circuit Connectivity Verification (VCCV): An Inband Control Channel using offset
draft-kini-pwe3-inband-cc-offset-01

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Abstract

Pseudowires need an inband control channel (CC) to do VCCV such that OAM and data packets follow the same path. PWs without a Control Word (CW) do not have an inband CC as defined in RFC5085. This document defines a simple extension to the TTL expiry CC (Type 3) to do inband VCCV. This can be used even without a CW.

Authors

Sriganesh Kini (sriganesh.kini@ericsson.com)
Dave Sinicrope (david.sinicrope@ericsson.com)

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