LABEL-DB Synchronization Procedures for a PCE as a central controller(PCECC)
draft-palle-pce-controller-labeldb-sync-03

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Abstract

PCE as a central controller specifies the procedures and PCEP protocol extensions where LSPs are calculated/setup/initiated and label forwarding entries are downloaded through a centralized PCE server to each network devices along the LSP path while leveraging the existing PCE technologies as much as possible. Labels downloaded to forwarding entries requires a reliable synchronization mechanism between the path computation clients (PCCs) and the PCE. The basic mechanism for label database (LABEL-DB synchronization is part of the PCE as a central controller specification. This document presents motivations for optimizations to the LABEL-DB synchronization and the corresponding PCEP procedures and extensions.

Authors

Udayasree Palle (udayasreereddy@gmail.com)
Dhruv Dhody (dhruv.ietf@gmail.com)
Satish Karunanithi (satishk@huawei.com)

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