Two Modes of MPLS Explicit Label Distribution Protocol

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Authors Yasuhiro Katsube  , Ken-ichi Nagami  , Yoshihiro Ohba 
Last updated 1997-10-06
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This memo discusses characteristics of two types of MPLS protocol operations, which we call 'Edge Control' operation and 'Distributed' operation individually, and proposes that these two mode of protocol operations should be specified as the explicit Label Distribution Protocol for the MPLS.


Yasuhiro Katsube (
Ken-ichi Nagami (
Yoshihiro Ohba (

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