Isaicu Monica ES an I. IP/MPLS M ulti p rotocol L abel S witching. Contents. Overview Need for MPLS MPLS Basics MPLS Components and Protocols MPLS Operation Advantages and Disadvantages Evolution of MPLS References. Overview.
ES an IIP/MPLSMultiprotocol Label Switching
- e.g. no QoS
- At least 20 bytes
- Slower than Switching
- Do not take into account additional metrics
- Supports QoS
But there are also disadvantages:
All LDP messages have a common structure that uses a Type-Length-Value (TLV) encoding scheme. The Value part of a TLV - encoded object, or TLV for short, may itself contain one or more TLVs.