MPLS Forwarding Compliance and Performance Requirements

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mpls WG)
Authors Curtis Villamizar  , Kireeti Kompella  , Shane Amante  , Andy Malis  , Carlos Pignataro 
Last updated 2013-04-17 (latest revision 2013-03-30)
Replaced by RFC 7325
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document provides guidelines for implementors regarding MPLS forwarding and a basis for evaluations of forwarding implementations. Guidelines cover many aspects of MPLS forwarding. Topics are highlighted where implementors might potentially overlook practical requirements which are unstated or underemphasized or are optional for conformance to RFCs.


Curtis Villamizar (
Kireeti Kompella (
Shane Amante (
Andy Malis (
Carlos Pignataro (

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