An Overview of the OAM Tool Set for MPLS based Transport Networks
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Network Working Group                                        N. Sprecher
Internet-Draft                                    Nokia Siemens Networks
Intended status: Informational                                   L. Fang
Expires: September 7, 2012                                         Cisco
                                                           March 6, 2012

   An Overview of the OAM Tool Set for  MPLS based Transport Networks
                 draft-ietf-mpls-tp-oam-analysis-08.txt

Abstract

   This document provides an overview of the OAM toolset for MPLS based
   Transport Networks.  The toolset consists of a comprehensive set of
   fault management and performance monitoring capabilities (operating
   in the data-plane) which are appropriate for transport networks as
   required in RFC 5860 and support the network and services at
   different nested levels.  This overview includes a brief recap of
   MPLS-TP OAM requirements and functions, and of generic mechanisms
   created in the MPLS data plane to allow the OAM packets run in-band
   and share their fate with data packets.  The protocol definitions for
   each of the MPLS-TP OAM tools are defined in separate documents (RFCs
   or Working Group drafts) which are referenced by this document.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.1.  Scope  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
     1.2.  Contributing Authors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     1.3.  Acronyms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   2.  Basic OAM Infrastructure Functionality . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   3.  MPLS-TP OAM Functions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     3.1.  Continuity Check and Connectivity Verification . . . . . .  8
       3.1.1.  Documents for CC-CV tools  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     3.2.  Remote Defect Indication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       3.2.1.  Documents for RDI  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     3.3.  Route Tracing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
       3.3.1.  Documents for Route Tracing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.4.  Alarm Reporting  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
       3.4.1.  Documents for Alarm Reporting  . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.5.  Lock Instruct  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
       3.5.1.  Documents for Lock Instruct  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.6.  Lock Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
       3.6.1.  Documents for Lock Reporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
     3.7.  Diagnostic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       3.7.1.  Documents for Diagnostic Testing . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     3.8.  Packet Loss Measurement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
       3.8.1.  Documents for Packet Loss Measurement  . . . . . . . . 11
     3.9.  Packet Delay Measurement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
       3.9.1.  Documents for Delay Measurement  . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   4.  MPLS-TP OAM documents guide  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
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