MPLS Payload Protocol Identifier
draft-xu-mpls-payload-protocol-identifier-00

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Abstract

The MPLS label stack has no explicit protocol identifier field to indicate the protocol type of the MPLS payload. This document proposes a mechanism for containing a protocol identifier field within the MPLS packet, which may be useful in some emerging use cases (e.g., network service chain and MPLS payload inspection).

Authors

Xiaohu Xu (xuxiaohu@huawei.com)
Mach Chen (mach.chen@huawei.com)

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