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I-D ACTION:draft-chang-mpls-rsvpte-path-protection-ext-01.txt

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	Title		: Extensions to RSVP-TE for MPLS Path Protection
	Author(s)	: B. Akyol et al.
	Filename	: draft-chang-mpls-rsvpte-path-protection-ext-01.txt
	Pages		: 14
	Date		: 30-Nov-00
To deliver reliable service, multi-protocol label switching (MPLS)
requires a set of procedures to enable protection of the traffic
carried on label switched paths (LSPs). Thus existing signaling
mechanisms must be extended appropriately to support such
functionality.  Recently, RSVP-TE [1] has introduced extensions to
RSVP to support the establishment of LSP tunnels. This draft extends
RSVP-TE to support path protection [2] in MPLS. Specifically, we
provide signaling support for establishing working and protection
LSPs and for propagating fault notification upon LSP failure.

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