Last Call: <draft-ietf-mpls-sfl-framework-10.txt> (Synonymous Flow Label Framework) to Proposed Standard

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The IESG has received a request from the Multiprotocol Label Switching WG
(mpls) to consider the following document: - 'Synonymous Flow Label Framework'
  <draft-ietf-mpls-sfl-framework-10.txt> as Proposed Standard

The IESG plans to make a decision in the next few weeks, and solicits final
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Abstract


   RFC 8372 (MPLS Flow Identification Considerations) describes the
   requirement for introducing flow identities within the MPLS
   architecture.  This document describes a method of accomplishing this
   by using a technique called Synonymous Flow Labels in which labels
   which mimic the behaviour of other labels provide the identification
   service.  These identifiers can be used to trigger per-flow
   operations on the packet at the receiving label switching router.

Note: This is a 2nd Last Call to reflect the status change from Informational to Proposed Standard as a result of comments received during Directorate reviews.

The file can be obtained via
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-mpls-sfl-framework/


The following IPR Declarations may be related to this I-D:

   https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/2705/
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/2605/
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/2582/
   https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/2849/