Signaling Entropy Label Capability Using IS-IS
draft-xu-isis-mpls-elc-02

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Abstract

Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) has defined a mechanism to load balance traffic flows using Entropy Labels (EL). An ingress LSR cannot insert ELs for packets going into a given tunnel unless an egress LSR has indicated that it can process ELs for that tunnel. This draft defines a mechanism to signal that capability using IS-IS. This mechanism is useful when the label advertisement is also done via IS-IS.

Authors

Xiaohu Xu (xuxiaohu@huawei.com)
Sriganesh Kini (sriganesh.kini@ericsson.com)
Siva Sivabalan (msiva@cisco.com)
Clarence Filsfils (cfilsfil@cisco.com)
Stephane Litkowski (stephane.litkowski@orange.com)

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