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Title : Extensions to CRLDP for MPLS Path Protection
Author(s) : K. Owens et al.
Filename : draft-owens-crldp-path-protection-ext-01.txt
Pages : 9
Date : 17-Aug-01
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, CR-LDP  has introduced extensions to LDP
to support the establishment of LSP tunnels. This draft extends CR-
LDP to support path protection in MPLS. Specifically, we provide
signaling support for establishing working and backup LSPs.
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