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LDP Capabilities

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Bob Thomas
Last updated 2010-01-05 (Latest revision 2007-03-05)
Replaced by RFC 5561
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-mpls-ldp-capabilities
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A number of enhancements to the Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) have been proposed. Some have been implemented, and some are advancing toward standardization. It is likely that additional enhancements will be proposed in the future. At present LDP has no guidelines for advertising such enhancements at LDP session initialization time. There is also no mechanism to enable and disable enhancements after the session is established. This document provides guidelines for advertising LDP enhancements at session initialization time. It also defines a mechanism to enable and disable enhancements after LDP session establishment.


Bob Thomas

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