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Capability Negotiation: The RSVP CAP Object

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (issll WG)
Expired & archived
Author Syed Hamid
Last updated 2001-05-01
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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The resource reservation protocol [RSVP] is an end-to-end signaling protocol and it can be a useful mechanism to carry the upstream node or network capabilities/willingness to the downstream network/nodes. This draft proposes a capability negotiation object, CAP object, in the RSVP PATH message that can be used to convey end host/upstream node capabilities to the downstream network/nodes.


Syed Hamid

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