Forwarding and Control Element Separation (ForCES)

Created
2009-03-12
Last Updated
2014-10-10
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Message Types

Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC5810]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0x1F IETF Review
0x20-0x7F Specification Required
Value Name Reference
0x00 Reserved [RFC5810]
0x01 AssociationSetup [RFC5810]
0x02 AssociationTeardown [RFC5810]
0x03 Config [RFC5810]
0x04 Query [RFC5810]
0x05 EventNotification [RFC5810]
0x06 PacketRedirect [RFC5810]
0x07-0x0E Reserved [RFC5810]
0x0F Heartbeat [RFC5810]
0x11 AssociationSetupResponse [RFC5810]
0x12 Reserved [RFC5810]
0x13 ConfigResponse [RFC5810]
0x14 QueryResponse [RFC5810]
0x15-0x7F Unassigned
0x80-0xFF Reserved for Private Use [RFC5810]

Operation Selection (OPER-TLV) Types

Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC5810]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x0000-0x00FF IETF Review
0x0100-0x7FFF Specification Required
Value Name Reference
0x0000 Reserved [RFC5810]
0x0001 SET [RFC5810]
0x0002 SET-PROP [RFC5810]
0x0003 SET-RESPONSE [RFC5810]
0x0004 SET-PROP-RESPONSE [RFC5810]
0x0005 DEL [RFC5810]
0x0006 DEL-RESPONSE [RFC5810]
0x0007 GET [RFC5810]
0x0008 GET-PROP [RFC5810]
0x0009 GET-RESPONSE [RFC5810]
0x000A GET-PROP-RESPONSE [RFC5810]
0x000B REPORT [RFC5810]
0x000C COMMIT [RFC5810]
0x000D COMMIT-RESPONSE [RFC5810]
0x000E TRCOMP [RFC5810]
0x000F-0x7FFF Unassigned
0x8000-0xFFFF Reserved for Private Use [RFC5810]

Header Flags

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF Review
Reference
[RFC5810]
Value Name Reference
No registrations at this time.

TLV Types

Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC5810]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x0000-0x01FF IETF Review
0x0200-0x7FFF Specification Required
Value Name Reference
0x0000 Reserved [RFC5810]
0x0001 REDIRECT-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0002-0x000F Unassigned
0x0010 ASResult-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0011 ASTreason-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0012-0x010F Unassigned
0x0110 PATH-DATA-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0111 KEYINFO-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0112 FULLDATA-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0113 SPARSEDATA-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0114 RESULT-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0115 METADATA-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0116 REDIRECTDATA-TLV [RFC5810]
0x0117 TABLERANGE-TLV [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x0118 EXTENDEDRESULT-TLV [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x0119-0x0FFF Unassigned
0x1000 LFBselect-TLV [RFC5810]
0x1001-0x7FFF Unassigned
0x8000-0xFFFF Reserved for Private Use [RFC5810]

RESULT-TLV Result Values

Registration Procedure(s)
Expert Review
Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC5810]
Note
Closed to registration per [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06].
    
Available Formats

CSV
Value Name Reference
0x00 E_SUCCESS [RFC5810]
0x01 E_INVALID_HEADER [RFC5810]
0x02 E_LENGTH_MISMATCH [RFC5810]
0x03 E_VERSION_MISMATCH [RFC5810]
0x04 E_INVALID_DESTINATION_PID [RFC5810]
0x05 E_LFB_UNKNOWN [RFC5810]
0x06 E_LFB_NOT_FOUND [RFC5810]
0x07 E_LFB_INSTANCE_ID_NOT_FOUND [RFC5810]
0x08 E_INVALID_PATH [RFC5810]
0x09 E_COMPONENT_DOES_NOT_EXIST [RFC5810]
0x0A E_EXISTS [RFC5810]
0x0B E_NOT_FOUND [RFC5810]
0x0C E_READ_ONLY [RFC5810]
0x0D E_INVALID_ARRAY_CREATION [RFC5810]
0x0E E_VALUE_OUT_OF_RANGE [RFC5810]
0x0F E_CONTENTS_TOO_LONG [RFC5810]
0x10 E_INVALID_PARAMETERS [RFC5810]
0x11 E_INVALID_MESSAGE_TYPE [RFC5810]
0x12 E_E_INVALID_FLAGS [RFC5810]
0x13 E_INVALID_TLV [RFC5810]
0x14 E_EVENT_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x15 E_NOT_SUPPORTED [RFC5810]
0x16 E_MEMORY_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x17 E_INTERNAL_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x18 E_TIMED_OUT [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x19 E_INVALID_TFLAGS [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1A E_INVALID_OP [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1B E_CONGEST_NT [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1C E_COMPONENT_NOT_A_TABLE [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1D E_PERM [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1E E_BUSY [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1F E_EMPTY [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x20 E_UNKNOWN [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x21-0xFE Unassigned
0xFF E_UNSPECIFIED_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x100-0x200 Reserved for Private Use [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]

EXTENDEDRESULT-TLV Result Values

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Unassigned
Reference
[RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Name Reference
0x00 E_SUCCESS [RFC5810]
0x01 E_INVALID_HEADER [RFC5810]
0x02 E_LENGTH_MISMATCH [RFC5810]
0x03 E_VERSION_MISMATCH [RFC5810]
0x04 E_INVALID_DESTINATION_PID [RFC5810]
0x05 E_LFB_UNKNOWN [RFC5810]
0x06 E_LFB_NOT_FOUND [RFC5810]
0x07 E_LFB_INSTANCE_ID_NOT_FOUND [RFC5810]
0x08 E_INVALID_PATH [RFC5810]
0x09 E_COMPONENT_DOES_NOT_EXIST [RFC5810]
0x0A E_EXISTS [RFC5810]
0x0B E_NOT_FOUND [RFC5810]
0x0C E_READ_ONLY [RFC5810]
0x0D E_INVALID_ARRAY_CREATION [RFC5810]
0x0E E_VALUE_OUT_OF_RANGE [RFC5810]
0x0F E_CONTENTS_TOO_LONG [RFC5810]
0x10 E_INVALID_PARAMETERS [RFC5810]
0x11 E_INVALID_MESSAGE_TYPE [RFC5810]
0x12 E_E_INVALID_FLAGS [RFC5810]
0x13 E_INVALID_TLV [RFC5810]
0x14 E_EVENT_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x15 E_NOT_SUPPORTED [RFC5810]
0x16 E_MEMORY_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x17 E_INTERNAL_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x18 E_TIMED_OUT [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x19 E_INVALID_TFLAGS [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1A E_INVALID_OP [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1B E_CONGEST_NT [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1C E_COMPONENT_NOT_A_TABLE [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1D E_PERM [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1E E_BUSY [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x1F E_EMPTY [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x20 E_UNKNOWN [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x21-0xFE Unassigned
0xFF E_UNSPECIFIED_ERROR [RFC5810]
0x100-0x200 Reserved for Private Use [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
0x201-0xFFFFFFFF Unassigned

Association Setup Response

Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC5810][http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?eid=2568]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00000000-0x000000FF IETF Review
0x00000100-0x0000FFFF Specification Required
Value Name Reference
0x00000000 Success [RFC5810]
0x00000001 FE ID Invalid [RFC5810]
0x00000002 Permission Denied [RFC5810]
0x00000003-0x0000FFFF Unassigned
0x00010000-0xFFFFFFFF Reserved for Private Use [RFC5810]

Association Teardown Message

Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC5810]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00000000-0x0000FFFF IETF Review
0x00010000-0x7FFFFFFF Specification Required
Value Name Reference
0x00000000 Normal - Teardown by Administrator [RFC5810]
0x00000001 Error - loss of heartbeats [RFC5810]
0x00000002 Error - loss of bandwidth [RFC5810]
0x00000003 Error - Out of Memory [RFC5810]
0x00000004 Error - Application Crash [RFC5810]
0x00000005-0x000000EF Unassigned
0x000000FF Error - Unspecified [RFC5810]
0x00000100-0x7FFFFFFF Unassigned
0x80000000-0xFFFFFFFFF Reserved for Private Use [RFC5810]

Logical Functional Block (LFB) Class Names and Class Identifiers

Reference
[RFC5812][RFC7121]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures Note
0-65535 Standards Action
>65535 First Come First Served with any publicly available specification class names MUST start with the string "Ext-"
LFB Class Identifier LFB Class Name LFB Version Description Reference
0 Reserved 1.0 Reserved [RFC5812]
1 FE Object 1.0 Defines ForCES Forwarding Element information [RFC5812]
2 FE Protocol Object 1.0 Defines parameters for the ForCES protocol operation [RFC5810]
2 FE Protocol Object 1.1 Defines parameters for the ForCES protocol operation [RFC7121]
2 FE Protocol Object 1.2 Defines parameters for the ForCES protocol operation [RFC-ietf-forces-protoextension-06]
3 EtherPHYCop 1.0 Define an Ethernet port abstracted at physical layer. [RFC6956], section 5.1.1
4 EtherMACIn 1.0 Define an Ethernet input port at MAC data link layer. [RFC6956], section 5.1.2
5 EtherClassifier 1.0 Define the process to decapsulate Ethernet packets and classify the packets. [RFC6956], section 5.1.3
6 EtherEncap 1.0 Define the process to encapsulate IP packets to Ethernet packets. [RFC6956], section 5.1.4
7 EtherMACOut 1.0 Define an Ethernet output port at MAC data link layer. [RFC6956], section 5.1.5
8 IPv4Validator 1.0 Perform IPv4 packets validation. [RFC6956], section 5.2.1
9 IPv6Validator 1.0 Perform IPv6 packets validation. [RFC6956], section 5.2.2
10 IPv4UcastLPM 1.0 Perform IPv4 Longest Prefix Match Lookup. [RFC6956], section 5.3.1
11 IPv6UcastLPM 1.0 Perform IPv6 Longest Prefix Match Lookup. [RFC6956], section 5.3.3
12 IPv4NextHop 1.0 Define the process of selecting IPv4 next hop action. [RFC6956], section 5.3.2
13 IPv6NextHop 1.0 Define the process of selecting IPv6 next hop action. [RFC6956], section 5.3.4
14 RedirectIn 1.0 Define the process for CE to inject data packets into FE LFB topology. [RFC6956], section 5.4.1
15 RedirectOut 1.0 Define the process for LFBs in FE to deliver data packets to CE. [RFC6956], section 5.4.2
16 BasicMetadata Dispatch 1.0 Dispatch input packets to a group output according to a metadata. [RFC6956], section 5.5.1
17 GenericScheduler 1.0 Define a preliminary generic scheduling process. [RFC6956], section 5.5.2
18-65536 Unassigned
65537 Ext-Splitter 1.0 A splitter LFB will either send the same packet or chunks of one packet to multiple LFBs. [RFC-ietf-forces-packet-parallelization-03]
65538 Ext-Merger 1.0 A merger LFB receives multiple packets or multiple chunks of the same packet and merges them into one. [RFC-ietf-forces-packet-parallelization-03]
65539 Ext-CoreParallelization 1.0 A core LFB to signify the parallelization capability [RFC-ietf-forces-packet-parallelization-03]

Metadata ID

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC6956]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Name Reference
0x00000000 Reserved [RFC6956]
0x00000001 PHYPortID [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000002 SrcMAC [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000003 DstMAC [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000004 LogicalPortID [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000005 EtherType [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000006 VlanID [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000007 VlanPriority [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000008 NextHopIPv4Addr [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000009 NextHopIPv6Addr [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000a HopSelector [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000b ExceptionID [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000c ValidateErrorID [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000d L3PortID [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000e RedirectIndex [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000f MediaEncapInfoIndex [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000010 ParallelMetadataSet [RFC-ietf-forces-packet-parallelization-03]
0x00000011-0x7fffffff Unassigned
0x80000000-0xffffffff Reserved for Private Use [RFC6956], section 4.4

Exception ID

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC6956]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Name Reference
0x00000000 AnyUnrecognizedExceptionCase [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000001 ClassifyNoMatching [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000002 MediaEncapInfoIndexInvalid [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000003 EncapTableLookupFailed [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000004 BadTTL [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000005 IPv4HeaderLengthMismatch [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000006 RouterAlertOptions [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000007 IPv6HopLimitZero [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000008 IPv6NextHeaderHBH [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000009 SrcAddressException [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000a DstAddressException [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000b LPMLookupFailed [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000c HopSelectorInvalid [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000d NextHopLookupFailed [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000e FragRequired [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000f MetadataNoMatching [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000010-0x7fffffff Unassigned
0x80000000-0xffffffff Reserved for Private Use [RFC6956], section 4.4

Validate Error ID

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Jamal Hadi Salim, Joel Halpern
Reference
[RFC6956]
Available Formats

CSV
Value Name Reference
0x00000000 AnyUnrecognizedValidateErrorCase [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000001 InvalidIPv4PacketSize [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000002 NotIPv4Packet [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000003 InvalidIPv4HeaderLengthSize [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000004 InvalidIPv4LengthFieldSize [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000005 InvalidIPv4Checksum [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000006 InvalidIPv4SrcAddr [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000007 InvalidIPv4DstAddr [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000008 InvalidIPv6PacketSize [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x00000009 NotIPv6Packet [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000a InvalidIPv6SrcAddr [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000b InvalidIPv6DstAddr [RFC6956], section 4.4
0x0000000c-0x7fffffff Unassigned
0x80000000-0xffffffff Reserved for Private Use [RFC6956], section 4.4