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I-D ACTION:draft-allan-mpls-oam-frmwk-02.txt



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	Title		: A Framework for MPLS User Plane OAM
	Author(s)	: D. Allan, M. Azad et al.
	Filename	: draft-allan-mpls-oam-frmwk-02.txt
	Pages		: 20
	Date		: 23-May-02
	
This Internet draft discusses many of the issues associated with
user plane OAM for MPLS. The goal being to provide tools to perform
'in service' maintenance of LSPs. Included in this discussion is
some of the implications of MPLS architecture on the ability to
support fault, diagnostic and performance management OAM
applications, potential solutions for distinguishing user plane OAM,
and a summary of what the authors believe can be achieved.
This framework is predicated on requirements described in [HARRISON- REQ].

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