MPLS Generic Associated Channel
draft-bocci-mpls-tp-gach-gal-00

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Last updated 2009-04-13 (latest revision 2008-10-27)
Replaces draft-vigoureux-mpls-tp-gal, draft-bocci-pwe3-mpls-tp-ge-ach
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Abstract

This document generalises the applicability of the pseudowire Associated Channel Header (ACH), enabling the realization of a control channel associated to MPLS Label Switched Paths (LSP), MPLS pseudowires (PW) and MPLS Sections. In order to identify the presence of this G-ACH, this document also assigns of one of the reserved MPLS label values to the 'Generic Alert Label (GAL)', to be used as a label based exception mechanism.

Authors

Rahul Aggarwal (raggarwa_1@yahoo.com)
Martin Vigoureux (martin.vigoureux@alcatel-lucent.com)
George Swallow (swallow@cisco.com)
Matthew Bocci (matthew.bocci@alcatel-lucent.com)
David Ward (dward@cisco.com)

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