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Title : LSR Self-Test
Author(s) : G. Swallow, D. Tappan
Filename : draft-swallow-mpls-lsr-self-test-00.txt
Pages : 13
Date : 2003-6-26
This document defines a means of self test for a Label-Switched
Router (LSR) to verify that its dataplane is functioning for certain
key Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) applications including
unicast forwarding based on LDP [LDP] and traffic engineering tunnels
based on [RSVP-TE]. A new Loopback FEC type is defined to allow an
upstream neighbor to assist in the testing at very low cost. MPLS
Echo Request and MPLS Echo Reply messages [LSP-Ping] messages are
extended to do the actually probing.
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