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Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Support of Differentiated Services

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3270.
Authors François Le Faucheur , Dr. Juha Heinanen , Pasi J. Vaananen , Dr. Bruce S. Davie , Pierrick Cheval , Shahram Davari , Ramki Krishnan , Liwen Wu
Last updated 2020-07-29 (Latest revision 2001-04-27)
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        RFC 3270

        Title:      Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Support of
                    Differentiated Services
        Author(s):  F. Le Faucheur, L. Wu, B. Davie, S. Davari,
                    P. Vaananen, R. Krishnan, P. Cheval, J. Heinanen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       May 2002
        Pages:      64
        Characters: 137960
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mpls-diff-ext-09.txt


This document defines a flexible solution for support of
Differentiated Services (Diff-Serv) over Multi-Protocol Label
Switching (MPLS) networks.

This solution allows the MPLS network administrator to select how
Diff-Serv Behavior Aggregates (BAs) are mapped onto Label Switched
Paths (LSPs) so that he/she can best match the Diff-Serv, Traffic
Engineering and protection objectives within his/her particular
network.  For instance, this solution allows the network
administrator to decide whether different sets of BAs are to be
mapped onto the same LSP or mapped onto separate LSPs.

This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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