Applicability Statement for Traffic Engineering with MPLS

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (tewg WG)
Author Blaine Christian 
Last updated 2001-02-27
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This memo 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 intended for the Internet informational track.


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