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Title : BGP/GMPLS Optical VPNs
Author(s) : H. Ould-Brahim, D. Fedyk, P. Ashwood-Smith,
Y. Rekhter, E. Rosen
Filename : draft-ouldbrahim-bgpgmpls-ovpn-00.txt
Pages : 10
Date : 24-Apr-01
Consider a service provider network that offers Optical Virtual
Private Network (OVPN) service. An important goal in the OVPN
service is the ability to support what is known as 'single end
provisioning', where addition of a new port to a given OVPN would
involve configuration/provisioning changes only on the devices
connected to that port. Another important goal in the OVPN service
is the ability to establish/terminate an optical connection between
a pair of (existing) ports within an OVPN without involving
configuration/provisioning changes in any of the provider devices.
In this document we describe a set of mechanisms that accomplishes
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