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SR-MPLS over IP
draft-xu-mpls-sr-over-ip-01

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mpls WG)
Authors Xiaohu Xu , Stewart Bryant , Adrian Farrel , Syed Hassan , Wim Henderickx , Zhenbin Li
Last updated 2018-07-31 (Latest revision 2018-06-04)
Replaces draft-bryant-mpls-unified-ip-sr, draft-xu-mpls-unified-source-routing-instruction
Replaced by RFC 8663
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-xu-mpls-sr-over-ip-01.txt

Abstract

MPLS Segment Routing (SR-MPLS in short) is an MPLS data plane-based source routing paradigm in which the sender of a packet is allowed to partially or completely specify the route the packet takes through the network by imposing stacked MPLS labels on the packet. SR-MPLS could be leveraged to realize a source routing mechanism across MPLS, IPv4, and IPv6 data planes by using an MPLS label stack as a source routing instruction set while preserving backward compatibility with SR-MPLS. This document describes how SR-MPLS capable routers and IP-only routers can seamlessly co-exist and interoperate through the use of SR-MPLS label stacks and IP encapsulation/tunneling such as MPLS-in- UDP as defined in RFC 7510.

Authors

Xiaohu Xu
Stewart Bryant
Adrian Farrel
Syed Hassan
Wim Henderickx
Zhenbin Li

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