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1. (WO2018184505) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PSEUDOWIRE (PW) SETUP AND MAINTENANCE USING OSPF PROTOCOL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/184505    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2018/081387
Publication Date: Fri Oct 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 31 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: H04L 12/721
Applicants: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
Inventors: CHUNDURI, Uma S.
TANTSURA, Evgeny
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PSEUDOWIRE (PW) SETUP AND MAINTENANCE USING OSPF PROTOCOL
Abstract:
A provider edge (PE) router and methods for establishing a pseudowire using open shortest path first (OSPF) link state advertisement (LSA) messages. The pseudowire links the PE router with a remote PE router through a packet switched network (PSN), and emulates other communications protocols to provide customer edge (CE) equipment connected to the PE routers the appearance of a dedicated private circuit.