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INTERNET-DRAFT                                          Khuzema Pithewan
Intended Status: Standard Track                                Rajan Rao
                                                                Infinera
Expires: February 2, 2013                                 August 1, 2012


              OSPF-TE extensions for MLNMRN based on OTN
              draft-rao-ccamp-mlnmrn-otn-ospfte-ext-00.txt


Abstract

   This document specifies OSPF extensions for multi-layer/multi-region
   where one of the regions is OTN.



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Table of Contents

   1  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  OTN Layer Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.  Interface Adjustment Capability Extensions for OTN . . . . . .  4
   4 Procedure  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   5  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   6 Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   7  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   8 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

































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1  Introduction

   This document specifies the OSPF extensions required to work in
   multi-region networks involving OTN. The specification is based on
   the requirement as specified in RFC 5212. As per the said RFC, ISCD
   characterizes the information associated to one or more network
   layers. Same RFC also says that the information about the adjustment
   capabilities of the nodes in the network allow the path computation
   process to select an end-to-end multi-layer or multi- region path
   that includes links with different switching capabilities joined by
   LSRs that can adapt (i.e., adjust) the signal between the links. By
   inference, information about the adjustment capabilities should be
   able to identify a layer in ISCD, if ISCD specifies more than one
   layer.

   RFC6001 specifies how to advertise adjustment capabilities between
   two switching regions. IACD definition has provision to extend it for
   a specific technology through Adjustment Capability Specific
   information (ACSI) field, if required. ACSI field can be used to
   identify a layer in the multi-layer ISCD. OTN being defined as multi-
   layer ISCD, the corresponding IACD needs to be extended to be able to
   carry layer identification so as to enable multi-layer/multi-region
   path computation.

2.  OTN Layer Identification


   [GMPLS-OTN-OSPF] defines attributes that identifies a layer in multi-
   layer OTN ISCD. These attributes are part of Bandwidth sub-TLV in
   Switch capability specific information of ISCD. These attributes are
   reproduced here for completeness sake.

   * Signal Type: Layer for which bandwidth is being advertised.
   * Hierarchy  : also called as multiplexing branch that specifies all
                  the layers between server layer and signal type.
   * TSG        : Time Slot Granularity















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3.  Interface Adjustment Capability Extensions for OTN

   RFC6001 defines IACD sub-TLV as follows. Please refer to the RFC for
   definition of individual fields of the sub-TLV.
       0                   1                   2                   3
       0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      | Lower SC      | Lower Encoding| Upper SC      | Upper Encoding|
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 0              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 1              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 2              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 3              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 4              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 5              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 6              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |                  Max LSP Bandwidth at priority 7              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |            Adjustment Capability-specific information         |
      |                           (variable)                          |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+

   Adjustment Capability-specific information abbreviated as ACSI
   henceforth for OTN G.709v3 carries LayerID Sub-TLV which is defined
   as follows

      0                   1                   2                   3
      0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      | Type = 1 (LayerID TLV)        |           Length              |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |  Signal type  | Num of stages |TSG |    Res   |   Stage#1     |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
      |    Stage#2    |      ...      |   Stage#N     |    Padding    |
      +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+

   The definition & meaning of fields used in the above sub-TLV is same
   as in bandwidth sub-TLV of ISCD as defined in [GMPLS-OTN-OSPF]. This
   LayerID sub-TLV is applicable only when one of the regions is OTN,
   which means either lower or upper SC and Encoding type MUST have
   Switch Cap as OTN-TDM and encoding type as G.709 ODUk. The 8



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   priorities of the BW as defined in main IACD structure, is adjustment
   capability between the two regions where one of the region is
   identifies by LayerID sub-TLV.


4 Procedure

   A node advertising IACD for the bandwidth between a non-OTN interface
   and an OTN interface MUST include the Layer ID TLV as part of ACSI as
   defined above. For multi-region path computation, the path computing
   node MUST look at the LayerID sub-TLV (in ACSI part of IACD) if
   lower/upper SC and encoding type is OTN-TDM and G.709 ODUk
   respectively to identify the layer in OTN ISCD.

5  IANA Considerations

   TBD

6 Security Considerations

   TBD

7  References

   [RFC5212]  K. Shiomoto, Papadimitriou, D.,JL. Le Roux, Vigoureux, M.,
              Brungard, D., "Requirements for GMPLS-Based Multi-Layer
              and Multi-Region Networks (MLN/ MRN)",RFC 5212, July 2008.

   [RFC6001]  Papadimitriou, D., Vigoureux, M., Shiomoto, K., Brungard,
              D., and JL. Le Roux, "Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) Protocol
              Extensions for Multi-Layer and Multi-Region Networks
              (MLN/MRN)", RFC 6001, October 2010.

   [GMPLS-OTN-OSPF] Traffic Engineering Extensions to OSPF for
              Generalized MPLS (GMPLS)

8 Authors' Addresses

              Khuzema Pithewan
              Infinera
              140 Caspian Ct., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
              Email: kpithewan@infinera.com

              Rajan Rao
              Infinera
              140 Caspian Ct., Sunnyvale, CA 94089
              Email: rrao@infinera.com




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