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MPLS TE Affinity

Hello Friends, Today, i am going to have an interesting discussion on Coloring concept in MPLS TE which is actually implemented through Affinity value and mask. You must have already read in my previous posts as how MPLS TE works. Today, we will be seeing how Affinity works and what is it used for. Before we start off with Affinity, lets first discuss the MPLS TE property called Attribute-Flag. Its a 32-bit bitmap on a link that can indicate the existence of up to 32 separate properties on that link. The default value of this property is 0x0. The attributes can vary from 0x0 to 0xFFFFFFFF. Th... [More]