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RFC 2205(RSVP

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RESOURCE RESERVATION PROTOCOL
1. What the RSVP is all about?

2. What are its functions?

3. working mechanism of this Protocol?

4. Features of RSVP?

latest update in RSVP is node-ID based resource reservation protocol (RSVP) in june2006. • RSVP is a transport layer protocol. . receiver and router to communicate each other. RSVP introduction & Functions: Basic concept of RSVP were originally proposed in (RSVP93) in sept 1993. • RSVP designed for an integrated service network. • RSVP is designed for sender.later version 1 functional specifications was described in RFC 2205 in sept1997.

• RSVP identifies a communication session by combination of destination address. . • RSVP operates on top of IPv4 or IPv6. • RSVP is not an routing protocol . RSVP introduction & Functions: • RSVP requests resources for simplex flow. and transport layer protocol type. destination port number. it is a signalling protocol. occupying the place of transport protocol.

Distinct Reservation : Receiver requests to reserve operation of bandwidth for each sender. Shared Reservation: To reserve common resources for all sources. . 2.RSVP Reservation Type: 1.

Receiver get Resv messages and begins sending data . RSVP protocol Mechanism 1. Receiver gets path message(s) and identifies sender(s) 4. Receiver send RSVP Resv messages along reverse path to sender(s) 5. Receiver sends IGMP join message to local router. Sender(s) send RSVP path message to the multicast group 3. Router forwards path(routing) information towards sender(s) 2.

independent of admission control • Soft state: maintains “soft state” in routers and hosts.g. RSVP Features : • Simplex reservation : makes reservations for unidirectional data flows • Receiver oriented: receivers decide what resources to reserved and initiates the reservation • Routing independent • Policy independent: e. dealing with the changing of group members • Various reservation styles: provide several reservation models or ‘styles’ to fit a variety of applications. .