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Network Working Group A. Doria (Ed.) Network Working Group A. Doria (Ed.)
Internet-Draft Lulea University of Technology Internet-Draft Lulea University of Technology
Intended status: Standards Track R. Haas (Ed.) Intended status: Standards Track R. Haas (Ed.)
Expires: June 6, 2008 IBM Expires: September 12, 2008 IBM
J. Hadi Salim (Ed.) J. Hadi Salim (Ed.)
Znyx Znyx
H. Khosravi (Ed.) H. Khosravi (Ed.)
Intel Intel
W. M. Wang (Ed.) W. M. Wang (Ed.)
Zhejiang Gongshang University Zhejiang Gongshang University
March 11, 2008
December 4, 2007
ForCES Protocol Specification ForCES Protocol Specification
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Abstract Abstract
This document specifies the Forwarding and Control Element Separation This document specifies the Forwarding and Control Element Separation
(ForCES) protocol. ForCES protocol is used for communications (ForCES) protocol. ForCES protocol is used for communications
between Control Elements(CEs) and Forwarding Elements (FEs) in a between Control Elements(CEs) and Forwarding Elements (FEs) in a
ForCES Network Element (ForCES NE). This specification is intended ForCES Network Element (ForCES NE). This specification is intended
to meet the ForCES protocol requirements defined in RFC3654. Besides to meet the ForCES protocol requirements defined in RFC3654. Besides
the ForCES protocol messages, the specification also defines the the ForCES protocol messages, the specification also defines the
framework, the mechanisms, and the Transport Mapping Layer (TML) framework, the mechanisms, and the Transport Mapping Layer (TML)
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Authors Authors
The participants in the ForCES Protocol Team, primary co-authors and The participants in the ForCES Protocol Team, primary co-authors and
co-editors, of this protocol specification, are: co-editors, of this protocol specification, are:
Ligang Dong (Zhejiang Gongshang University), Avri Doria (Lulea Ligang Dong (Zhejiang Gongshang University), Avri Doria (Lulea
University of Technology), Ram Gopal (Nokia), Robert Haas (IBM), University of Technology), Ram Gopal (Nokia), Robert Haas (IBM),
Jamal Hadi Salim (Znyx), Hormuzd M Khosravi (Intel), and Weiming Wang Jamal Hadi Salim (Znyx), Hormuzd M Khosravi (Intel), and Weiming Wang
(Zhejiang Gongshang University). Special acknowledgement goes to (Zhejiang Gongshang University). Special acknowledgement goes to
Joel Halpern whose has done extensive editing in support of Joel Halpern who has done extensive editing in support of congruence
congruence between the model and this protocol specification. between the model and this protocol specification. Without his
Without his participation and persistence, this specification might participation and persistence, this specification might never have
never have been completed. been completed.
Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Terminology and Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1. Terminology and Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
1.1. Other Notation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 1.1. Other Notation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
2. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 2. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3. Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3. Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
4. Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 4. Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.1. Protocol Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 4.1. Protocol Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
4.1.1. The PL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4.1.1. The PL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
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| Setup | | | | | Setup | | | |
| Response | | | | | Response | | | |
| | | | | | | | | |
| Association | ASTreason | none | Section 7.5.3 | | Association | ASTreason | none | Section 7.5.3 |
| Teardown | | | | | Teardown | | | |
| | | | | | | | | |
| Config | (LFBselect)+ | (SET | SET-PROP | | Section 7.6.1 | | Config | (LFBselect)+ | (SET | SET-PROP | | Section 7.6.1 |
| | | DEL | COMMIT | | | | | | DEL | COMMIT | | |
| | | TRCOMP)+ | | | | | TRCOMP)+ | |
| | | | | | | | | |
| Config | LFBselect | (SET-RESPONSE | | Section 7.6.2 | | Config | (LFBselect)+ | (SET-RESPONSE | | Section 7.6.2 |
| Response | | SET-PROP-RESPONSE | | | | Response | | SET-PROP-RESPONSE | | |
| | | DEL-RESPONSE | | | | | | DEL-RESPONSE | | |
| | | COMMIT-RESPONSE)+ | | | | | COMMIT-RESPONSE)+ | |
| | | | | | | | | |
| Query | (LFBselect)+ | (GET | GET-PROP)+ | Section 7.7.1 | | Query | (LFBselect)+ | (GET | GET-PROP)+ | Section 7.7.1 |
| | | | | | | | | |
| Query | (LFBselect)+ | (GET-RESPONSE | | Section 7.7.2 | | Query | (LFBselect)+ | (GET-RESPONSE | | Section 7.7.2 |
| Response | | GET-PROP-RESPONSE)+ | | | Response | | GET-PROP-RESPONSE)+ | |
| | | | | | | | | |
| Event | LFBselect | REPORT | Section 7.8 | | Event | LFBselect | REPORT | Section 7.8 |
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