This document specifies an IP-based encapsulation for MPLS, referred to as MPLS-in-
UDP (User Datagram Protocol). It also describes the applicability of this encapsulation
in presence of other IP-based encapsulations for MPLS. This encapsulation allows for
two Label Switching Routers (LSR) to be adjacent on a Label Switched Path (LSP),
while separated by an IP network.
Working Group Summary
There is consensus to progress this document.
There are existing implementations of the protocol, and more than one vendor is
believed to be either implementing or planning to implement. The document has been
Loa Andersson is the Document Shepherd
Alia Atlas is the Responsible Area Director.
RFC Editor Note:
Please add Martin Stiemerling to the list of names in Section 9 Acknowledgements.