Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) defines both
routing and signaling protocols for the creation of Label Switched
Paths (LSPs) in various switching technologies. These protocols can
be used to support a number of deployment scenarios. This memo
addresses the application of GMPLS to the overlay model.
Working Group Summary
The WG had a consensus on advancing this document.
Dimitri Papadimitriou reviewed this document for the RTG-DIR, and
Alex Zinin reviewed this document for the IESG.
RFC Editor Note:
Section 8. Security Considerations
This draft imposes no new security risks over [RFC3473]. In fact it
represents a lower trust model between the core and edge-nodes as the
core is permitted to hide its topology from the edge-nodes. The core
is also permitted to restrict the actions of edge-nodes by filtering
out specific RSVP objects.
The trust model between the core and edge-nodes is different
than the one described in [RFC3473], as the core is permitted to
hide its topology from the edge-nodes, and the core is permitted
to restrict the actions of edge-nodes by filtering out specific
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