Encoding of Attributes for Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Label Switched Path (LSP) Establishment Using Resource ReserVation Protocol-Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE)
RFC 4420

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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
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Cc: Internet Architecture Board <iab@iab.org>,
    RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org>, 
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Encoding of Attributes for 
         Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Label Switched Path (LSP) 
         Establishment Using RSVP-TE' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Encoding of Attributes for Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Label 
   Switched Path (LSP) Establishment Using RSVP-TE '
   <draft-ietf-mpls-rsvpte-attributes-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching Working 
Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Alex Zinin and Ross Callon.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-mpls-rsvpte-attributes-06.txt

Technical Summary
 
 This document defines a new object for RSVP-TE messages that allows
 the signaling of further attribute bits and also the carriage of
 arbitrary attribute parameters to make RSVP-TE easily extensible to
 support new requirements. Additionally, this document defines a way
 to record the attributes applied to the LSP on a hop-by-hop basis.

Working Group Summary
 
 The WG had a consensus on advancing thid document.
 
Protocol Quality
 
 The document has been reviewed by Mike Shand and Ross Callon for the RTG
 directorate. The document has been reviewed by Alex Zinin for the IESG.

RFC Editor Note

 Remove section 11.4 "SESSION_ATTRIBUTE Flags Field"