IP Fast Reroute Framework
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'IP Fast Reroute Framework' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'IP Fast Reroute Framework ' <draft-ietf-rtgwg-ipfrr-framework-13.txt> as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the Routing Area Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Ross Callon and Adrian Farrel. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-rtgwg-ipfrr-framework-13.txt
Technical Summary This informational document provides a framework for the development of IP fast-reroute mechanisms which provide protection against link or router failure by invoking locally determined repair paths. Unlike MPLS fast-reroute, the mechanisms are applicable to a network employing conventional IP routing and forwarding. Working Group Summary This document is a basis for much of the work that has been ongoing in the RTGWG working group for several years. No controversy reported (see PROTO writeup by John Scudder in the ID tracker). Document Quality The document has had ample review and has been updated based on Gen-ART comments by Avshalom Houri. The document is a framework intended as an Informational RFC and does not specify a protocol. The WG has implementation experience with some of the repair techniques mentioned in the framework, notably loop-free alternates (RFC5286). Personnel John Scudder is the Document Shepherd for this document. Ross Callon is the Responsible Area Director.