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Synonymous Flow Label Framework
draft-bryant-mpls-sfl-framework-05

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mpls WG)
Authors Stewart Bryant , Mach Chen , Zhenbin Li , George Swallow , Siva Sivabalan , Greg Mirsky
Last updated 2017-06-26
Replaces draft-bryant-mpls-synonymous-flow-labels
Replaced by RFC 8957
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
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Expired & archived
Stream WG state Candidate for WG Adoption
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-mpls-sfl-framework
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:

Abstract

draft-ietf-mpls-flow-ident describes the requirement for introducing flow identities within the MPLS architecture. This document describes a method of accomplishing this by using a technique called Synonymous Flow Labels in which labels which mimic the behaviour of other labels provide the identification service. These identifiers can be used to trigger per-flow operations on the on the packet at the receiving label switching router.

Authors

Stewart Bryant
Mach Chen
Zhenbin Li
George Swallow
Siva Sivabalan
Greg Mirsky

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