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Re: BOF on MPLS peering?

  • From: Robert Raszuk
  • Date: Tue Nov 07 18:54:26 2000

If you are talking about EBGP vpnv4 peerings called internally
"Interprovider VPNs" cisco ships the code starting 12.1(5)T which does
this already. Plain EBGP IPv4 + label code is still under works and may
show up around 12.2(1/2)T.


> [email protected] wrote:
> The spec on this really isn't done yet.
> draft-ietf-mpls-bgp4-mpls-04.txt has the current thinking on how to do
> this using BGP to carry the labels between ASes, but the
> implementations don't seem to be there yet.  One of our guys, Diarmuid
> Flynn, added code to the route servers that would allow them to work
> with this, but so far we haven't been able to find router vendors who
> can provide us an image against which to test this.
> I think a BOF on how this would work operational would be valuable,
> so that we get interprovider agreement that BGP is/is not the
> best way to carry this stuff around.  If you are proposing it
> for the Feb Nanog, there might even be early code to go through.
>                         regards,
>                                 Ted Hardie
>                                 Equinix
> >
> >
> > Is anyone currently talking about MPLS peering ?
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