Gap Analysis for Operating IPv6-only MPLS Networks
draft-ietf-mpls-ipv6-only-gap-02

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MPLS                                                      W. George, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                         Time Warner Cable
Intended status: Informational                         C. Pignataro, Ed.
Expires: February 26, 2015                                         Cisco
                                                         August 25, 2014

           Gap Analysis for Operating IPv6-only MPLS Networks
                    draft-ietf-mpls-ipv6-only-gap-02

Abstract

   This document reviews the Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
   protocol suite in the context of IPv6 and identifies gaps that must
   be addressed in order to allow MPLS-related protocols and
   applications to be used with IPv6-only networks.  This document is
   not intended to highlight a particular vendor's implementation (or
   lack thereof) in the context of IPv6-only MPLS functionality, but
   rather to focus on gaps in the standards defining the MPLS suite.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Use Case  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Gap Analysis  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  MPLS Data Plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  MPLS Control Plane  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.1.  LDP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.2.  Multipoint LDP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.2.3.  RSVP- TE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
         3.2.3.1.  IGP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
         3.2.3.2.  RSVP-TE-P2MP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
         3.2.3.3.  RSVP-TE Fast Reroute (FRR)  . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.4.  Controller, PCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       3.2.5.  BGP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.2.6.  GMPLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     3.3.  MPLS Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       3.3.1.  L2VPN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
         3.3.1.1.  EVPN  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       3.3.2.  L3VPN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
         3.3.2.1.  6PE/4PE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
         3.3.2.2.  6VPE/4VPE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
         3.3.2.3.  BGP Encapsulation SAFI  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
         3.3.2.4.  MVPN  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       3.3.3.  MPLS-TP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     3.4.  MPLS OAM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       3.4.1.  Extended ICMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       3.4.2.  LSP Ping  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       3.4.3.  BFD OAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.4.4.  Pseudowire OAM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       3.4.5.  MPLS-TP OAM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     3.5.  MIBs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   4.  Gap Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   5.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   6.  Contributing Authors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
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