Encapsulation Methods for Transport of packets over an MPLS PSN - efficient for IP/MPLS
draft-kini-pwe3-pkt-encap-efficient-ip-mpls-02

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Abstract

A Packet Pseudowire (PPW) must be able to carry a packet of any protocol that can be carried over Ethernet. In many cases IP and MPLS are the pre-dominant protocols on a PPW transported over an MPLS PSN. Other protocols are used mainly for control purposes. In such a scenario it is highly beneficial to make IP/MPLS encapsulation efficient. This document defines such an encapsulation while retaining the ability to exchange packets of any other protocol over the PPW.

Authors

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

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