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Versions: 00 01 02                                                      
Network Working Group                                       K. Ishiguro
Internet Draft                                         IP Infusion Inc.
Expiration Date: May 2003                                     T. Takada
                                                       IP Infusion Inc.
                                                           October 2002


            Traffic Engineering Extensions to OSPF version 3

               draft-ishiguro-ospf-ospfv3-traffic-01.txt


Status of this Memo

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Abstract

   This document describes extensions to the OSPF version 3 to support
   intra-area Traffic Engineering [RFC2702].  The OSPFv3 protocol is
   specified in [RFC2740].

   This document expands [OSPFV2-TE] to make it applicable both IPv4 and
   IPv6 network.  New sub-TLVs are defined to support IPv6 network.
   These new sub-TLVs are not limited to use in OSPF version 3 but also
   it can be used in OSPF version 2.


1. Applicability




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   OSPFv3 has a very flexible mechanism for adding new LS type.  Even
   the implementation does not know the LS types, the LSA is properly
   flooded by LS type field.  This document add a new LSA type Intra-
   Area-TE-LSA to OSPFv3.

   For Traffic Engineering, this document use [OSPFV2-TE] as a basement
   TLV definition documentation.  New sub-TLVs are added to [OSPFV2-TE]
   to make it applicable to OSPFv3.  Some TLVs needs clarification of
   it's usage and value to apply it to OSPFv3.  Newly added sub-TLVs can
   be used in [OSPFV2-TE] also.

   Once [OSPFV2-TE] is applicable to OSPFv3, other mechanism such as
   [OSPF-GMPLS] and [DIFFSERV-TE] which use [OSPFV2-TE] can be
   applicable to OSPFv3.


2. Router Address TLV

   The Router Address TLV is applicable to OSPFv3.  In OSPFv3, Router
   Address TLV value should be a Router ID of the advertising router.
   The Router ID nomenclature is avoided in [OSPFV2-TE] but it is
   actually Router ID TLV even in OSPFv2.  [OSPFV2-TE] said it is stable
   IP address of the advertising router and the address is always
   reachable.  In OSPFv3 Router ID is abstract value to identify each
   router in OSPF domain.  The value is not real IP address neither
   reachable in IPv6 network.


3. Link TLV

   The Link TLV describes a single link.  It is constructed of a set of
   sub-TLVs.  Except Link ID sub-TLV, all of other sub-TLVs defined in
   [OSPFV2-TE] can be applicable to OSPFv3.  Link ID sub-TLV can't be
   used in OSPFv3 due to the protocol difference between OSPFv2 and
   OSPFv3.

   Three new sub-TLVs are defined: Neighbor ID, Local Interface IPv6
   address and Remote Interface IPv6 address.


     17 - Neighbor ID (8 octets)
     18 - Local Interface IPv6 Address (16N octets)
     19 - Remote Interface IPv6 Address (16N octets)



3.1 Link ID




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   Link ID sub-TLV is used in OSPFv2 to identify the other end of the
   link.  In OSPFv3, Neighbor ID should be used instead of Link ID.  In
   OSPFv3, the Link ID sub-TLV should not be sent and ignored upon
   receipt.

3.2 Neighbor ID

   In OSPFv2, Link ID is a unique key to identify the other end of the
   link.  In OSPFv3 to identify the other end of the link, the combina-
   tion of Neighbor Interface ID and Neighbor Router ID is needed.  So
   new sub-TLV Neighbor ID is defined.

   The Neighbor ID sub-TLV is TLV type 17, and is 8 octets in length.
   It contains 4 octet Neighbor Interface ID and 4 octet Neighbor Router
   ID.  Neighbor Interface ID and Neighbor Router ID value is as same as
   described in [OSPFV3] A.4.3 Router-LSAs.

   In OSPFv2, the Neighbor ID sub-TLV should not be sent and ignored
   upon receipt.

3.3 Local Interface IPv6 Address

   The Local Interface IPv6 Address sub-TLV specifies the IPv6
   address(es) of the interface corresponding to this link.  If there
   are multiple local addresses on the link, they are all listed in this
   sub-TLV.  Link-local address should not be included in this sub-TLV.

   The Local Interface IPv6 Address sub-TLV is TLV type 18, and is 16N
   octets in length, where N is the number of local addresses.


3.4 Remote Interface IPv6 Address

   The Remote Interface IPv6 Address sub-TLV specifies the IPv6
   address(es) of the neighbor's interface corresponding to this link.
   This and the local address are used to discern multiple parallel
   links between systems.  If the Link Type of the link is Multiaccess,
   the Remote Interface IPv6 Address is set to ::.  Link-local address
   should not be included in this sub-TLV.

   The Remote Interface IPv6 Address sub-TLV is TLV type 19, and is 16N
   octets in length, where N is the number of neighbor addresses.


4. Intra-Area-TE-LSA

   New LS type Intra-Area-TE-LSA is defined.  LSA function code is 10.
   U bit is 1 to indicate that router should handle the LSA even the



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   router does not recognize the LSA's function code.  Flooding scope is
   Area Scoping.  So Intra-Area-TE-LSA's LS Type is 0xa00a.


     LSA function code  LS Type  Description
     --------------------------------------------------------------------
     10                 0xa00a   Intra-Area-TE-LSA


   Link State ID of Intra-Area-TE-LSA should be the Interface ID of the
   link.


5. Security Considerations

   Security issues are not discussed in this memo.


6. Acknowledgements

   Thanks to Vishwas Manral and Kireeti Kompella for their comments.


7. Reference

   [RFC2702] RFC 2702, "Requirements for Traffic Engineering Over
             MPLS," D.  Awduche, J. Malcolm, J. Agogbua, M. O'Dell,
             and J. McManus, September 1999.

   [RFC2328] Moy, J., "OSPF Version 2", RFC 2328, April 1998.

   [RFC2740] R. Coltun, D. Ferguson, J.Moy, "OSPF for IPv6", RFC2740,
             December 1999.

   [OSPFV2-TE] Katz, D., Yeung, D., Kompella, K., "Traffic Engineering
               Extensions to OSPF",
               draft-katz-yeung-ospf-traffic-08.txt, work in progress.

   [OSPF-GMPLS] K. Kompella, Y. Rekhter, "OSPF Extensions in Support of
                Generalized MPLS",
                draft-ietf-ccamp-ospf-gmpls-extensions-08.txt, work in
                progress.

   [DIFFSERV-TE] F. L. Faucheur, J. Boyle,  K. Kompella, W. Townsend,
                 D. Skalecki, "Protocol extensions for support of
                 Diff-Serv-aware MPLS Traffic Engineering",
                 draft-ietf-tewg-diff-te-proto-01.txt, work in progress.




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7. Author's Address

   Kunihiro Ishiguro
   IP Infusion Inc.
   111 W. St. John Street, Suite 910
   San Jose CA 95113
   e-mail: kunihiro@ipinfusion.com

   Toshiaki Takada
   IP Infusion Inc.
   111 W. St. John Street, Suite 910
   San Jose CA 95113
   e-mail: takada@ipinfusion.com






































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