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From: Rohit Gupta (rohitgupta416_at_YAHOO.COM)
Date: Tue Sep 17 2002 - 07:17:49 CDT
What exactly is the difference between this draft and
the one proposed by Yeoung and Katz on TE extensions
Both appear to do the same.
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> Engineering Working Group of the IETF.
> Title : TE LSAs to extend OSPF for
> Traffic Engineering
> Author(s) : P. Srisuresh, P. Joseph
> Filename :
> Pages : 42
> Date : 2002-9-16
> OSPF is a link state routing protocol used for
> topology discovery and collection and dissemination
> of link
> access metrics. The resulting Link State Database
> (LSDB) is
> used to compute IP address forwarding table based on
> shortest-path criteria. Traffic Engineering
> outlined in this document are built on the native
> foundation, utilizing new LSAs, designed
> specifically for TE.
> OSPF-TE sets out to discover TE network topology and
> collection and dissemination of TE metrics within
> the TE network.
> This results in the generation of an independent
> TE-LSDB, that
> would permit computation of TE circuit paths. Unlike
> the native
> OSPF link metrics, TE metrics can be rapidly
> changing and
> varied across different elements of the network. TE
> paths are computed using varied TE criteria, often
> from the shortest-path, to route traffic around
> paths. Principal motivations to designing the
> OSPF-TE over
> [OPQLSA-TE] and transition path for vendors
> currently using
> [OPQLSA-TE] to adapt the OSPF-TE are outlined in
> sections within the document. OSPF-TE provides a
> single unified
> mechanism for traffic engineering across packet and
> networks, and may be adapted for a peer networking
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