RSVP Extensions for RMR
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TEAS WG                                                      A. Deshmukh
Internet-Draft                                               K. Kompella
Intended status: Standards Track                  Juniper Networks, Inc.
Expires: September 11, 2017                               March 10, 2017

                        RSVP Extensions for RMR
               draft-deshmukh-mpls-rsvp-rmr-extension-00

Abstract

   Rings are the most common topology in access and aggregation
   networks.  However, the use of MPLS as the transport protocol for
   rings is very limited today.  draft-ietf-mpls-rmr-02 describes a
   mechanism to handle rings efficiently using MPLS.  This document
   describes the extensions to the RSVP protocol for signaling MPLS
   label switched paths in rings.

Requirements Language

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  RSVP Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Session Object  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  SENDER_TEMPLATE,FILTER_SPEC Objects . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Ring Signaling Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  Differences from regular RSVP-TE LSPs . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  LSP signaling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       4.2.1.  Path Propagation for RMR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       4.2.2.  Resv Processing for RMR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.3.  Protection  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     4.4.  Ring changes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     4.5.  Bandwidth management  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   8.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     8.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     8.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14

1.  Introduction

   This document extends RSVP-TE [RFC3209] to establish label-switched
   path (LSP) tunnels in the ring topology.  Rings are auto-discovered
   using the mechanisms mentioned in the [draft-ietf-mpls-rmr-02].
   Either IS-IS [RFC5305] or OSPF[RFC3630] can be used as the IGP for
   auto-discovering the rings.

   After the rings are auto-discovered, each ring node knows its
   clockwise (CW) and anti-clockwise (AC) ring neighbors and its ring
   links.  All of the express links in the ring also get identified as
   part of the auto-discovery process.  At this point, every node in the
   ring informs the RSVP protocol to begin the signaling of the ring
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