Internet DRAFT - draft-ietf-mpls-bgp4-mpls


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        RFC 3107

        Title:      Carrying Label Information in BGP-4
        Author(s):  Y. Rekhter, E. Rosen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       May 2001
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 16442
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-mpls-bgp4-mpls-05.txt


This document specifies the way in which the label mapping information
for a particular route is piggybacked in the same Border Gateway
Protocol (BGP) Update message that is used to distribute the route
itself.  When BGP is used to distribute a particular route, it can
be also be used to distribute a Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
label which is mapped to that route.

This document is a product of the Multiprotocol Label Switching
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
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