Using the Generic Associated Channel Label for Pseudowire in MPLS-TP

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Authors Han Li  , Luca Martini  , He Jia  , Feng Huang 
Last updated 2011-01-24 (latest revision 2010-09-14)
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This document describes the requirements for using the Generic Associated Channel Label (GAL) in Pseudowires (PWs) in MPLS-TP networks, and provides an update to the description of GAL usage in [RFC5586] by removing the restriction that is imposed on using GAL for PWs especially in MPLS-TP environments. .


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