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Applicability Statement for Traffic Engineering with MPLS

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 3346.
Authors Blaine Christian , Alan Hannan , Vijay Gill , Daniel O. Awduche , Wai Lai , Jim Boyle
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2002-03-05)
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Intended RFC status Informational
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        RFC 3346

        Title:      Applicability Statement for Traffic Engineering
                    with MPLS
        Author(s):  J. Boyle, V. Gill, A. Hannan, D. Cooper,
                    D. Awduche, B. Christian, W.S. Lai
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       August 2002
        Pages:      14
        Characters: 33754
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tewg-te-applicability-01.txt


This document describes the applicability of Multiprotocol Label
Switching (MPLS) to traffic engineering in IP networks.  Special
considerations for deployment of MPLS for traffic engineering in
operational contexts are discussed and the limitations of the MPLS
approach to traffic engineering are highlighted.

This document is a product of the Internet Traffic Engineering Working
Group of the IETF.

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