Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) RSVP-TE Signaling in support of Layer-2 Label Switched Paths (L2 LSP)
draft-papadimitriou-ccamp-gmpls-l2sc-lsp-03

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Dimitri Papadimitriou 
Last updated 2004-10-27
Stream (None)
Intended RFC status (None)
Formats
Expired & archived
pdf htmlized (tools) htmlized bibtex
Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
IESG IESG state Expired
Telechat date
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-papadimitriou-ccamp-gmpls-l2sc-lsp-03.txt

Abstract

Most efforts on Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) have been focused on environments covering Circuit oriented LSPs (Sonet/SDH, OTH, etc.). There is minimal documentation on GMPLS support of Layer-2 Label Switched Paths (L2 LSPs), e.g. native Ethernet LSPs, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) LSPs and Frame Relay (FR) LSPs. This document details GMPLS capabilities for supporting L2 LSPs in several network environments including overlays. As such, it provides a reference detailing the applicability of GMPLS for Layer- 2 switching environments in support of various deployment scenarios, including the integrated (e.g. multi LSP-region networks), the augmented/peer and the overlay model (e.g. Generalized VPN (GVPN) and user-network interfaces (GMPLS UNI)).

Authors

Dimitri Papadimitriou (dimitri.papadimitriou@alcatel.be)

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)