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NSIS Operation Over IP Tunnels

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Charles Shen
Last updated 2006-10-20 (Latest revision 2006-03-08)
Replaced by draft-ietf-nsis-tunnel
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-nsis-tunnel
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This draft presents an NSIS operation over IP tunnels scheme using QoS NSLP as the NSIS signaling application. Both sender-initiated and receiver-initiated reservation modes are discussed. The scheme proposes the use of separate signaling sessions inside the tunnel for the end-to-end sessions. Packets belonging to qualified tunnel sessions are assigned special flow IDs to be distinguished from the rest of the tunnel traffic. The end-to-end session and its corresponding tunnel session are associated with each other when necessary; so that adjustment in one session may be reflected in the other.


Charles Shen

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