Resilient MPLS Rings using SPRING

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Authors Kireeti Kompella  , Tarek Saad  , Abhishek Deshmukh 
Last updated 2020-09-10 (latest revision 2020-03-09)
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This document describes the use of SPRING to setup LSP(s) for resilient MPLS ring networks. It specifies how clockwise and anti- clockwise ring SIDs are allocated and signaled using IGP protocol extensions, and how such ring SIDs achieve ring protection.


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Tarek Saad (
Abhishek Deshmukh (

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