MPLS Fault Management OAM

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Last updated 2010-02-22 (latest revision 2009-12-17)
Replaced by draft-ietf-mpls-tp-fault
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This draft specifies OAM messages to indicate service disruptive conditions for MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP) Label Switched Paths (LSPs). The notification mechanism employs a generic method for a service disruptive condition to be communicated to a Maintenance End Point (MEP). An MPLS Operation, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) channel is defined along with messages to communicate various types of service disruptive conditions. Status of this Memo This Internet-Draft is submitted to IETF in full conformance with the provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79. Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that other groups may also distribute working documents as Internet- Drafts. Internet-Drafts are draft documents valid for a maximum of six months and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference material or to cite them other than as "work in progress." The list of current Internet-Drafts can be accessed at The list of Internet-Draft Shadow Directories can be accessed at This Internet-Draft will expire on June 19, 2010.Copyright Notice Copyright (c) 2009 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved. This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal Provisions Relating to IETF Documents ( in effect on the date of publication of this document. Please review these documents carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect to this document. Code Components extracted from this document must include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as described in the BSD License.


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