MPLS Payload Protocol Identifier
draft-xu-mpls-payload-protocol-identifier-03

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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 is useful for any new encapsulation header which may need to be encapsulated with an MPLS header.

Authors

Xiaohu Xu (xuxiaohu@huawei.com)
Hamid Assarpour (hamid.assarpour@broadcom.com)
Shaowen Ma (mashaowen@gmail.com)

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