Big Book of Multiprotocol Label Switching RFCs (Paperback)

Peter Loshin, Pete Loshin

  • 出版商: Morgan Kaufmann
  • 出版日期: 2000-12-14
  • 定價: $1,050
  • 售價: 2.8$299
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 472
  • ISBN: 0124558534
  • ISBN-13: 9780124558533

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Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is the single most important new technology for Internet routing to emerge in the past few years. When deployed over IP backbones, MPLS makes possible both efficient routing and virtual private networks while improving performance and traffic management.

MPLS is still a work in progress, but this volume contains the latest RFCs that describe MPLS and how it is used; also contained here are the foundational documents that will give you the background necessary to understand both how MPLS works, and why it is needed.

In addition to understanding MPLS itself, you will understand how it has changed over the years (since the earliest label switching proposals were first implemented and documented within the IETF by Cisco and Toshiba); how IP and ATM interact; and why MPLS helps ease the interaction. Also included are RFCs describing the Differentiated Services (DIFFSERV) and Integrated Services (INTSERV) models, and how MPLS works within those models.

Topics covered in this volume include:

  • Requirements for Traffic Engineering over MPLS (RFC 2702)
  • BGP/MPLS VPNS (RFC 2547)
  • NBMA Next Hop Resolution Protocol (NHRP)
  • Classical IP and ARP over ATM (RFC 2225)
  • Multiprotocol Encapsulation over ATM Adaptation Layer 5 (RFC 2684)
  • A Core MPLS IP VPN Architecture (RFC 2917)
And much more. If you buy only one reference on MPLS, this is the one to choose. Written by members of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), this compilation is a complete and authoritative reference on MPLS.


Pete Loshin started using the Internet in 1988 and has written a dozen books about the Internet, electronic commerce, and TCP/IP. Formerly an editor at BYTE Magazine, he has written articles for Data Communications, Information Security, PC World, PC Magazine, Communication News, PC Week, Telecommunications, and other well-known trade publications. Pete is based in eastern Massachusetts and can be reached at for consulting on Internet issues. Check out his Web site for more about Internet standards.

Table of Contents:

RFC 1633 Integrated Services in the Internet Architecture: an Overview

RFC 2098 Toshiba's Router Architecture Extensions for ATM: Overview

RFC 2105 Cisco Systems' Tag Switching Architecture Overview

RFC 2129 Toshiba's Flow Attribute Notification Protocol (FANP) Specification

RFC 2225 Classical IP and ARP over ATM

RFC 2332 NBMA Next Hop Resolution Protocol (NHRP)

RFC 2333 NHRP Protocol Applicability Statement

RFC 2430 A Provider Architecture for Differentiated Services and Traffic Engineering (PASTE)

RFC 2474 Definition of the Differentiated Services Field (DS Field) in the IPv4 and IPv6 Headers

RFC 2475 An Architecture for Differentiated Services

RFC 2481 A Proposal to add Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP


RFC 2684 Multiprotocol Encapsulation over ATM Adaptation Layer 5

RFC 2702 Requirement for Traffic Engineering Over MPLS

RFC 2764 A Framework for IP Based Virtual Private Networks

RFC 2836 Per Hop Behavior Identification Codes

RFC 2917 A Core MPLS IP VPN Architecture


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