Inter-Chassis Communication Protocol for L2VPN PE Redundancy
draft-ietf-pwe3-iccp-12

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Internet Engineering Task Force                             Luca Martini
Internet Draft                                               Samer Salam
Intended status: Standards Track                             Ali Sajassi
Expires: April 20, 2014                                            Cisco

Matthew Bocci                                          Satoru Matsushima
Alcatel-Lucent                                                  Softbank

Thomas Nadeau
Juniper Networks
                                                        October 20, 2013

      Inter-Chassis Communication Protocol for L2VPN PE Redundancy

                      draft-ietf-pwe3-iccp-12.txt

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Abstract

   This document specifies an inter-chassis communication protocol
   (ICCP) that enables Provider Edge (PE) device redundancy for Virtual
   Private Wire Service (VPWS) and Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS)
   applications. The protocol runs within a set of two or more PEs,
   forming a redundancy group, for the purpose of synchronizing data

Martini, et al.                                                 [Page 1]
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   amongst the systems. It accommodates multi-chassis attachment circuit
   as well as pseudowire redundancy mechanisms.

Martini, et al.                                                 [Page 2]
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Table of Contents

    1        Specification of Requirements  ........................   5
    2        Introduction  .........................................   5
    3        ICCP Overview  ........................................   5
    3.1      Redundancy Model & Topology  ..........................   5
    3.2      ICCP Interconnect Scenarios  ..........................   7
    3.2.1    Co-located Dedicated Interconnect  ....................   7
    3.2.2    Co-located Shared Interconnect  .......................   8
    3.2.3    Geo-redundant Dedicated Interconnect  .................   8
    3.2.4    Geo-redundant Shared Interconnect  ....................   9
    3.3      ICCP Requirements  ....................................  10
    4        ICC LDP Protocol Extension Specification  .............  12
    4.1      LDP ICCP Capability Advertisement  ....................  12
    4.2      RG Membership Management  .............................  13
    4.2.1    ICCP Connection State Machine  ........................  13
    4.3      Redundant Object Identification  ......................  16
    4.4      Application Connection Management  ....................  16
    4.4.1    Application Versioning  ...............................  17
    4.4.2    Application Connection State Machine  .................  18
    4.5      Application Data Transfer  ............................  21
    4.6      Dedicated Redundancy Group LDP session  ...............  21
    5        ICCP PE Node Failure Detection Mechanism  .............  22
    6        ICCP Message Formats  .................................  22
    6.1      Encoding ICC into LDP Messages   ......................  23
    6.1.1    ICC Header  ...........................................  23
    6.1.2    Message Encoding  .....................................  25
    6.1.3    ROID Encoding  ........................................  26
    6.2      RG Connect Message  ...................................  26
    6.2.1    ICC Sender Name TLV  ..................................  27
    6.3      RG Disconnect Message  ................................  28
    6.4      RG Notification Message  ..............................  30
    6.4.1    Notification Message TLVs  ............................  31
    6.5      RG Application Data Message  ..........................  34
    7        Application TLVs  .....................................  34
    7.1      Pseudowire Redundancy (PW-RED) Application TLVs  ......  34
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