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Avoiding Equal Cost Multipath Treatment in MPLS Networks

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Author George Swallow
Last updated 2004-07-12
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This document describes the Equal Cost Multipath (ECMP) behavior of currently deployed MPLS networks and makes best practice recommendations for anyone defining an application to run over an MPLS network and wishes to avoid such treatment.


George Swallow

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