Avoiding Equal Cost Multipath Treatment in MPLS Networks
RFC 4928

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2015-10-14
03 (System) Notify list changed from mpls-chairs@ietf.org to (None)
2012-08-22
03 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Margaret Wasserman
2012-08-22
03 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Jari Arkko
2012-08-22
03 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Mark Townsley
2012-08-22
03 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Yes position for Ross Callon
2012-08-22
03 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Russ Housley
2007-06-29
03 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2007-06-29
03 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 4928, BCP 0128' added by Amy Vezza
2007-06-27
03 (System) RFC published
2007-04-12
03 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2007-04-11
03 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from Waiting on Authors
2007-04-05
03 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2007-04-02
03 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from No IC
2007-03-27
03 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2007-03-19
03 (System) IANA Action state changed to No IC from In Progress
2007-03-19
03 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2007-03-18
03 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2007-03-18
03 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2007-03-18
03 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2007-03-17
03 Ross Callon State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2007-03-14
03 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] Position for Jari Arkko has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Jari Arkko
2007-03-13
03 Ross Callon Ballot has been issued by Ross Callon
2007-03-09
03 Samuel Weiler Assignment of request for Last Call review by SECDIR to Barry Leiba was rejected
2007-03-09
03 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2007-03-08
2007-03-08
03 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::AD Followup from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2007-03-08
03 Jari Arkko
[Ballot comment]
I wonder if the document should have a clearer statement
of its limitations. Is this truly best (Bcp) that we can achieve
in …
2007-03-08
03 Jari Arkko [Ballot comment]
I wonder if the document should have a clearer statement
of its limitations.
2007-03-08
03 Jari Arkko
[Ballot discuss]
> It is strongly recommended, however, that applications restrict the
> first nibble values to 0x0 and 0x1.  This will ensure that that …
2007-03-08
03 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Jari Arkko
2007-03-07
03 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Dan Romascanu
2007-03-02
03 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Barry Leiba
2007-03-02
03 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Barry Leiba
2007-03-01
03 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Mark Townsley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Mark Townsley
2007-02-16
03 Ross Callon State Changes to IESG Evaluation from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Ross Callon
2007-02-16
03 Ross Callon Ballot has been issued by Ross Callon
2007-02-16
03 Ross Callon Placed on agenda for telechat - 2007-03-08 by Ross Callon
2007-02-16
03 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Russ Housley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Russ Housley
2007-02-15
03 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ross Callon has been changed to Yes from No Objection by Ross Callon
2007-02-15
03 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ross Callon has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Ross Callon
2007-02-15
03 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2007-02-15
03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-mpls-ecmp-bcp-03.txt
2007-02-01
03 Mark Townsley
[Ballot comment]
>      This document describes the Equal Cost Multipath (ECMP) behavior
>      of currently deployed MPLS networks and makes best …
2007-02-01
03 Mark Townsley
[Ballot discuss]
>  It is strongly recommended, however, that applications restrict the
>  first nibble values to 0x0 and 0x1.  This will ensure that that …
2006-07-26
03 Ross Callon
[Ballot discuss]
I see this document as describing a situation sort of analoguous to NAT, in the sense that both the need for NAT, and …
2006-07-26
03 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Ross Callon by Ross Callon
2006-07-24
03 Bill Fenner State Change Notice email list have been change to mpls-chairs@tools.ietf.org from swallow@cisco.com, loa@pi.se
2006-05-31
03 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Magnus Westerlund by Magnus Westerlund
2006-05-25
03 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Cullen Jennings by Cullen Jennings
2006-03-29
03 Bill Fenner Shepherding AD has been changed to Ross Callon from Bill Fenner
2006-03-29
03 Bill Fenner Shepherding AD has been changed to Bill Fenner from Alex Zinin
2006-03-09
03 Margaret Cullen [Ballot Position Update] Position for Margaret Wasserman has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Margaret Wasserman
2006-01-17
03 Alex Zinin State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Alex Zinin
2005-12-01
03 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::AD Followup from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2005-12-01
03 Bert Wijnen [Ballot comment]
I share concerns raised by Allison, Margaret and Bill.
2005-12-01
03 Bert Wijnen [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bert Wijnen by Bert Wijnen
2005-12-01
03 Allison Mankin
[Ballot comment]
No further objection, but we should consider putting on an IESG note like:

"the wg knows this pragmatic practice, brittle in the sense …
2005-12-01
03 Allison Mankin [Ballot Position Update] Position for Allison Mankin has been changed to No Objection from Undefined by Allison Mankin
2005-12-01
03 Allison Mankin
[Ballot comment]
I think we should consider putting on an IESG note that says
"yes, the wg knows this pragmatic practice, brittle in the sense …
2005-12-01
03 Allison Mankin [Ballot Position Update] New position, Undefined, has been recorded for Allison Mankin by Allison Mankin
2005-12-01
03 Bill Fenner
[Ballot comment]
[Ted: The nibble searching is described as background to why the solution is necessary; the define-your-payload-to-not-look-like-IP is the proposed solution in the BCP.  …
2005-12-01
03 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jon Peterson by Jon Peterson
2005-11-30
03 David Kessens
[Ballot comment]
This document does not address any problem or issue that has anything to do with the Internet.

From the IETF Mission statement (RFC3935): …
2005-11-30
03 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, Abstain, has been recorded for David Kessens by David Kessens
2005-11-30
03 Bill Fenner
[Ballot comment]
[Ted: The nibble searching is described as background to why the solution is necessary; the define-your-payload-to-not-look-like-IP is the proposed solution in the BCP.  …
2005-11-30
03 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Bill Fenner by Bill Fenner
2005-11-30
03 Margaret Cullen
[Ballot discuss]
The document says:

  In order to avoid IP ECMP treatment it is necessary that an applica-
  tion take precautions to not …
2005-11-30
03 Margaret Cullen [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Margaret Wasserman by Margaret Wasserman
2005-11-30
03 Mark Townsley
[Ballot discuss]
>      This document describes the Equal Cost Multipath (ECMP) behavior
>      of currently deployed MPLS networks and makes best …
2005-11-30
03 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Mark Townsley by Mark Townsley
2005-11-28
03 Ted Hardie
[Ballot comment]
I don't think it would be appropriate to DISCUSS this, since I can see no way in which this could be changed to …
2005-11-28
03 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, Abstain, has been recorded for Ted Hardie by Ted Hardie
2005-11-28
03 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The security considerations are not sufficient.  While I believe that
  this document is not creating any new concerns.  A pointer to the …
2005-11-28
03 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The security considerations are not sufficient.  While I believe that
  this document is not creating any new concerns.  A pointer to the …
2005-11-28
03 Russ Housley
[Ballot discuss]
The security considerations are not sufficient.  While I believe that
  this document is not creating any new concerns.  I pointer to the …
2005-11-28
03 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Russ Housley by Russ Housley
2005-11-25
03 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Sam Hartman by Sam Hartman
2005-11-23
03 Brian Carpenter [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Brian Carpenter by Brian Carpenter
2005-11-16
03 Scott Hollenbeck [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Scott Hollenbeck by Scott Hollenbeck
2005-10-27
03 Alex Zinin Placed on agenda for telechat - 2005-12-01 by Alex Zinin
2005-10-27
03 Alex Zinin State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::AD Followup by Alex Zinin
2005-10-27
03 Alex Zinin [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Alex Zinin
2005-10-27
03 Alex Zinin Ballot has been issued by Alex Zinin
2005-10-27
03 Alex Zinin Created "Approve" ballot
2005-10-24
03 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2005-10-24
02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-mpls-ecmp-bcp-02.txt
2005-10-18
03 Alex Zinin State Changes to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::Revised ID Needed from Waiting for Writeup by Alex Zinin
2005-10-18
03 Alex Zinin Waiting for a rev to address GENART review
2005-09-21
03 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for Writeup from In Last Call by system
2005-09-08
03 Michelle Cotton IANA Last Call Comments:
NO IANA Considerations section.
We understand this document to have NO IANA Actions.
2005-09-07
03 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2005-09-07
03 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2005-09-06
03 Alex Zinin Last Call was requested by Alex Zinin
2005-09-06
03 Alex Zinin State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation by Alex Zinin
2005-09-06
03 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2005-09-06
03 (System) Last call text was added
2005-09-06
03 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2005-09-06
03 Alex Zinin State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Alex Zinin
2005-07-13
03 Dinara Suleymanova Draft Added by Dinara Suleymanova in state Publication Requested
2005-07-06
01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-mpls-ecmp-bcp-01.txt
2004-10-19
00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-mpls-ecmp-bcp-00.txt