Mandatory Use of Control Word for PWE3 Encapsulations
draft-delregno-pwe3-mandatory-control-word-00

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Abstract

Of the many variations of PWE3 Encapsulations and Modes (e.g. Ethernet, Port Mode, VLAN Mode, etc), only five have the Control Word (CW) as being optional. As a result, this causes an issue with VCCV Control Channel selection. This draft endeavors to resolve the issue going forward by making the Control Word, and subsequently the CW- based VCCV Control Channel, mandatory for all PWE3 Encapsulations.

Authors

Nick Regno (nick.delregno@verizon.com)
Thomas Nadeau (t.nadeau@lucidvision.com)
Vishwas Manral (vishwas@ipinfusion.com)
David Ward (dward@cisco.com)

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