Further considerations for Forwarding Adjacency LSPs

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Authors Sven Van den Bosch  , Dimitri Papadimitriou 
Last updated 2002-07-05
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Forwarding adjacencies (FA) as described in [2] are a useful tool for improving the scalability of Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) Traffic Engineering (TE). Through the aggregation of TE LSPs this concept enables the creation of a TE-LSP Hierarchy. Forwarding adjacency LSPs (FA-LSP or simply FA) may be advertised as TE link into the same instance of ISIS/OSPF as the one that was used to create the LSP, allowing other LSRs to use FAs as TE-links for their path computation. As such, forwarding adjacency LSP have characteristics of both links and LSPs. This document list a number of topics for further study regarding forwarding adjacencies in an attempt to identify what future work may result in the MPLS WG (or other) from the link/LSP duality.


Sven Van den Bosch (sven.van_den_bosch@alcatel.be)
Dimitri Papadimitriou (dimitri.papadimitriou@alcatel.be)

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