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The DRAGON software does not attempt to implement every standard listed below, but standards of particular interest to us are listed below for reference. See the software page for more information regarding which standards a particular software component implements.

IETF RFCs and Drafts

Subject Name Notes Date
RSVP Signaling RFC2205 Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) September 1997
OSPF Routing RFC2328 OSPF Version 2 April 1998
OSPF Routing RFC2370 The OSPF Opaque LSA Option July 1998
Diff-Serv Architecture RFC2475 An Architecture for Differentiated Services December 1998
MPLS TE Reqs RFC2702 Requirements for Traffic Engineering Over MPLS September 1999
MPLS Architecture RFC3031 Multiprotocol Label Switching Architecture January 2001
MPLS Label Stack RFC3032 MPLS Label Stack Encoding January 2001
RSVP LSP Tunnels RFC3209 RSVP-TE: Extensions to RSVP for LSP Tunnels December 2001
Diff-Serv over MPLS RFC3270 Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) Support of Differentiated Services May 2002
GMPLS Signaling RFC3471 Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS)
Signaling Functional Description
January 2003
GMPLS RSVP-TE RFC3473 Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS)
Signaling Resource ReserVation Protocol-Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE) Extensions
January 2003
RSVP Signaling RFC3477 Signalling Unnumbered Links in ReSource ReSerVation Protocol - Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE) January 2003
OSPF TE Extensions RFC3630 Traffic Engineering (TE) Extensions to OSPF Version 2 September 2003
IP/Optical Framework RFC3717 IP over Optical Networks: A Framework March 2004
GMPLS Architecture RFC3945 Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Architecture October 2004
SONET/SDH RFC3946 Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Extensions
for Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Control
October 2004
Egress Control RFC4003 GMPLS Signaling Procedure for Egress Control February 2005
Inter-Area MPLS TE Reqs RFC4105 Requirements for Inter-Area MPLS Traffic Engineering June 2005
GMPLS Routing RFC4202 Routing Extensions in Support of Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) October 2005
GMPLS OSPF RFC4203 OSPF Extensions in Support of Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) October 2005
LMP RFC4204 Link Management Protocol (LMP) October 2005
LSP Hierarchy RFC4206 Label Switched Paths (LSP) Hierarchy with
Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Traffic Engineering (TE)
October 2005
SONET/SDH LMP Test RFC4207 Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Encoding for Link Management Protocol (LMP) Test Messages
October 2005
Overlay RFC4208 Generalize Multiprotocol Label Switching(GMPLS) User-Network Interface (UNI):
Resource ReserVation Protocol-Traffic Engineering (RSVP-TE) Support for the Overlay Model
October 2005
LMP WDM RFC4209 Link Management Protocol (LMP) for
Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Optical Line Systems
October 2005
MPLS Inter-AS TE Reqs RFC4216 MPLS Inter-Autonomous System (AS) Traffic Engineering (TE) Requirements November 2005
SONET/SDH RFC4257 Framework for Generalized Multi-Protocol Label
Switching (GMPLS)-based Control of Synchronous Digital
Hierarchy/Synchronous Optical Networking (SDH/SONET) Networks
December 2005
GMPLS SONET/SDH Contol RFC4606 Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Extensions for Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Control August 2006
PCE Architecture RFC4655 A Path Computation Element (PCE)-Based Architecture August 2006
PCE Protocol Reqs RFC4657 Path Computation Element (PCE) Communication Protocol Generic Requirements September 2006
Framework for Inter-Domain TE RFC4726 Framework for Inter-Domain Multiprotocol Label Switching Traffic Engineering November 2006
GMPLS Addressing RFC4990 Use of Addresses in Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Networks September 2007

  • [TRANSVIEWLMP] D.Fedyk, O.Aboul-Magd, D.Burngard, J. Lang, D.Papadimitriou, "A Transport Network View of the Link Management Protocol", draft-ietf-ccamp-transport-lmp-01.txt, August 2005.

  • [OSPFCAP] A. Linden, N. Shen, R. Aggarwal, S.Shaffer, JP.Vasseur, "Extensions to OSPF for Advertising Optional Router Capabilities", draft-ietf-ospf-cap-05.txt, July 2005.


  • [MPLSCRANK] A.Farrel, A.Satyanarayana, A.Iwata, G.Ash, S. Marshall-Unitt, "Crankback Signaling Extensions for MPLS Signaling", draft-ietf-ccamp-crankback-04.txt, August 2005.


  • [ASON-GMPLS] W.Alanqar, D. Brungard, D. Meyer, L. Ong , D.Papadimitriou, J. Sadler , S. Shew, "Requirements for Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) Routing for Automatically Switched Optical Network (ASON)", draft-ietf-ccamp-gmpls-ason-routing-reqts-05.txt, April 2005.

  • [ASON-GMPLS-SIGNL] D.Papadimitriou, J.Drake , J.Ash, A.Farrel, L.Ong, "Requirements for Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) Signalling Usage and Extenstions for Automatically Switched Optical Network (ASON)", draft-ietf-ccamp-gmpls-ason-reqts-07.txt, April 2005.

  • [ASON-RSVP] J. Drake, D. Papadimitriou , A. Farrel, D. Brungard, Z. Ali, A.Ayyangar, H. Ould-Brahim, D. Fedyk, "Generalized MPLS (GMPLS) RSVP-TE Signalling in support of ASON", draft-ietf-ccamp-gmpls-rsvp-te-ason-03.txt, August 2005.

  • [ASON-LEXI] I.Bryskin, A.Farrel, "A Lexicography for the Interpretation of Generalized Multiprotocol Label Swtiching (GMPLS) Terminology within the Context of the ITU-T's Automatically Swtiched Optical Network (ASON) Architecture", draft-bryskin-gmpls-ason-lexicography-01.txt, July 2005.

Call Control

  • [SIP] J.Rosenberg, H.Schulzrinne, G.Camarillo, A.Johnston, J.Peterson, R.Sparks, M.Handley, E.Schooler, "SIP: Session Initiation Protocol", RFC 3261, June 2002.


  • [DIAM] P.Calhoun, J.Loughney, E.Guttman, G.Zorn, J.Arkko, "Diameter Base Protocol", RFC 3588, September 2003.

  • [NASEVAL] M.Beadles, D.Mitton, "Criteria for Evaluating Network Access Server Protocols", RFC 3169, September 2001.

  • [AAAEVAL] B.Aboba, P.Calhoun, S.Glass, T.Hiller, P.McCann, H.Shiino, P.Walsh, G.Zorn, G.Dommety, C.Perkins, B.Patil, D.Mitton, S.Manning, M.Beadles, X.Chen, S.Sivalingham, A.Hameed, M.Munson, S.Jacobs, B.Lim, B.Hirschman, R.Hsu, H.Koo, M.Lipford, E.Cambell, Y.Xu, S.Baba, E.Jaques, "Criteria for Evaluating AAA Protocols for Network Access", RFC 2989, November 2000.

  • [COPS] D.Durham,J.Boyle,R.Cohen,S.Herzog,R.Rajan,A.Sastry, "The COPS (Common Open Policy Service Protocol)", RFC 2748, January 2000.

  • [COPSPR] K.Chan, J.Seligson, D.Durham, S.Gai, K.McLogohrie, S.Herzog, F.Reichmeyer, R.Yavatkar, A.Smith, "COPS Usage for Policy Provisioning (COPS-PR)", RFC 3084, March 2001.

  • [RADIUS] C.Rigney, S.Willens, A.Rubens, W.Simpson, "Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)", RFC 2865, June 2000.

  • [X509] S.Tueke, V.Welch, D.Engert, L.Pearlman, M.Thompson, "Internet X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Proxy Certificate Profile", RFC 3820, June 2004.

  • [GenericAAA] C.deLaat, G.Gross, L.Gommans, J.Vollbrecht, D.Spence, "Generic AAA Architecture", RFC 2903, August 2000.

  • [AAAAuth] J.Vollbrecht, P.Calhoun, S.Farrel, L.Gommans, G.Gross, B.deBruijn, C.deLaat, M.Holdrege, D.Spence, "AAA Authorization Framework", RFC 2904, August 2000.


  • [VLANMIB] E.Bell, A.Smith, P.Langille, A.Rijhsinghani, K.McLoghrie, "Definitions of Managed Objects for Bridges with Traffic Classes, Multicast Filtering and Virtual LAN Extenstions", RFC 2674, August 1999.

  • [GMPLSTEMIB] T.D.Nadeau, A.Farrel "Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Traffic Engineering Management Information Base", draft-ietf-ccamp-gmpls-te-mib-08.txt, July 2005.

  • [GMPLSLSRMIB] T.D.Nadeau, A.Farrel "Generalized Multiprotocol Label Switching (GMPLS) Label Switch Router (LSR) Mangagement Information Base", draft-ietf-ccamp-gmpls-lsr-mib-07.txt, August 2005.

IETF Working Groups (WGs)

OIF Implementation Agreements

Published at http://www.oiforum.com/public/impagreements.html

ITU Recommendations

  • G.807 Requirements for automatic switched transport networks (ASTN)

  • G.8080 Architecture for the automatic switched optical networks (ASON)

  • G.8081 Terms and definitions for Automatically Switched Optical Networks (ASON)

  • G.7712 Architecture and specification of data communication network

  • G.7713 Distributed call and connection management (DCM)

  • G.7713.2 Distributed Call and Connection Management: Signalling mechanism using GMPLS RSVP-TE

  • G.7715 Architecture and Requirements for Routing in the Automatic Switched Optical Networks

  • G.7715.1 ASON routing architecture and requirements for link state protocols
Topic revision: r9 - 2014-04-07 - XiYang
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