LDP-based Autodiscovery for L2 Services

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Current L2VPN implementations that use LDP for label binding require another protocol to dynamically detect which PEs belong to a given VPN. We herein propose a simple extension to LDP consisting of a message with which a PE announces its desire to join an existing VPN. The technique is equally applicable to HVPLS, multisegment VPLS and VPWS, and may be especially attractive for access networks employing MPLS.


Yaakov Stein (yaakov_s@rad.com)
Simon DeLord (simon.delord@francetelecom.com)

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