Graceful Shutdown in GMPLS Traffic Engineering Networks
draft-ali-ccamp-mpls-graceful-shutdown-04

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Abstract

GMPLS-TE Graceful shutdown is a method for explicitly notifying the nodes in a Traffic Engineering (TE) enabled network that the TE capability on a link or on an entire Label Switching Router (LSR) is going to be disabled. GMPLS-TE graceful shutdown mechanisms are tailored towards addressing the planned outage in the network. This document provides requirements and protocol mechanisms so as to reduce/eliminate traffic disruption in the event of a planned shutdown of a network resource. These operations are equally applicable for both MPLS and its GMPLS extensions.

Authors

Anca Zamfir (ancaz@cisco.com)
Zafar Ali (zali@cisco.com)

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