This ballot contains documentation required for progressing the
MPLS Label Distribution Protocol to Draft Standard (currently PS).
Section 7 of the updated specification contains a summary of changes
since the previous protocol revision. The revised specification
removes one feature (host FEC) that has not been implemented. All
other features have been implemented by at least two vendors. The
protocol has been widely deployed and interoperability has been
Accompanying the updated specification are an implementation report
and a protocol experience document formalizing the results of
implementation and interoperability as well as the protocol
experience surveys. The Protocol MIB module is currently a Proposed
Standard (see RFC 3815). An authentication mechanism is provided
for the protocol in the form of the TCP-MD5 option (RFC 2385).
Working Group Summary
The document bundle is a result of significant effort within the WG.
The WG had consensus to progress LDP to Draft Standard.
The updated specification and related documents have been reviewed for
the IESG by Alex Zinin and Bill Fenner.