MPLS Ships in the Night Operation with ATM
draft-jamoussi-mpls-sin-00

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Abstract

Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) can have several modes of operation over ATM. The MPLS Framework document [1] indicates that MPLS MUST allow 'ships in the night' (SIN) operation with existing L2 switching protocols (e.g., ATM Forum Signaling). This document identifies the technical requirements that have to be resolved in order to allow for a successful SIN operation between MPLS and ATM Forum protocol stack. Solutions to the various challenges are proposed.

Authors

Nancy Feldman (nkf@us.ibm.com)
Loa Andersson (loa@pi.se)
Bilel Jamoussi (jamoussi@nortel.ca)

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