Loop-Free Alternate (LFA) Applicability in Service Provider (SP) Networks
RFC 6571

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Subject: Document Action: 'LFA applicability in SP networks' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-rtgwg-lfa-applicability-06.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'LFA applicability in SP networks'
  (draft-ietf-rtgwg-lfa-applicability-06.txt) as an Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Routing Area Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Stewart Bryant and Adrian Farrel.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-rtgwg-lfa-applicability/


Technical Summary

In this document, the applicability of LoopFree Alternates
in both core and access parts of Service Provider networks is analyzed.
Design guides are provided to favor their applicability where relevant,
typically in the access part of the network.

Working Group Summary

There is consensus in the WG to publish this document.

Document Quality

This document analyzes the applicability and provides design and
deployment guidance for LFAs (as defined in RFC 5714 - IP Fast Reroute
Framework). There are no changes suggested to the original framework.

Personnel

Alvaro Retana  is the Document Shepherd for this document.
Stewart Bryant is the Responsible Area Director.

RFC Editor Note

Though out the document please:
s/ISIS/IS-IS/
s/LoopFree/loop-free/

Then

In section 1

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In this document, we analyze the applicability of LoopFree Alternates
in both core and access parts of Service Provider networks.
New
In this document, we analyze the applicability of Loop-Free Alternates (LFA)
[RFC5714][RFC5286] in both core and access parts of Service Provider (SP)
networks.
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In References add normative ref to RFC 5286

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In Section 8

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This document does not introduce any new security considerations.
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The security considerations applicable to LFAs are described in 
RFC5286. This document does not introduce any new security 
considerations.
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