mLDP Node Protection
draft-ietf-mpls-mldp-node-protection-07

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Network Working Group                                  IJ. Wijnands, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                   K. Raza
Intended status: Standards Track                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
Expires: March 19, 2016                                         A. Atlas
                                                  Juniper Networks, Inc.
                                                             J. Tantsura
                                                                Ericsson
                                                                 Q. Zhao
                                                       Huawei Technology
                                                      September 16, 2015

                          mLDP Node Protection
                draft-ietf-mpls-mldp-node-protection-07

Abstract

   This document describes procedures to support node protection for
   Point-to-Multipoint and Multipoint-to-Multipoint Label Switched Paths
   (MP LSPs) that have been built by the "Multipoint Label Distribution
   Protocol"(mLDP) [RFC6388].  In order to protect a node N, the Point
   of Local Repair (PLR) Label Switched Router (LSR) of N must learn the
   Merge Point (MPT) LSR(s) of node N such that traffic can be
   redirected to them in case node N fails.  Redirecting the traffic
   around the failed node N depends on existing Point-to-Point (P2P)
   Label Switched Paths (LSPs).  The pre-established LSPs originate from
   the PLR LSR and terminate on the MPT LSRs while bypassing LSR N.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  Conventions used in this document  . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  PLR Determination  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     2.1.  Transit node procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     2.2.  MP2MP root node procedure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.3.  PLR information encoding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   3.  Using the tLDP session . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
   4.  Link or node failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     4.1.  Re-convergence after node/link failure . . . . . . . . . . 11
       4.1.1.  Node failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       4.1.2.  Link failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       4.1.3.  Switching to new primary path  . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   5.  mLDP Capabilities for Node Protection  . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     5.1.  PLR capability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     5.2.  MPT capability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     5.3.  The Protected LSR  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     5.4.  The Node Protection Capability . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
   6.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   7.  IANA considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   8.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   9.  Contributor Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   10. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
     10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
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