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    Configuring RSVP-TE Graceful Restart

    Configure RSVP-TE graceful restart to enable routers to maintain MPLS forwarding state when a link or node failure occurs. Because forwarding state is maintained, traffic can continue to be forwarded while RSVP-TE restarts and recovers. The RSVP-TE graceful restart feature enables an LSR to gracefully restart, to act as a graceful restart helper node for a neighboring router that is restarting, or both.

    To configure RSVP-TE graceful restart on the current VR so that the LSR acts as both a graceful restart restarting node and a graceful restart helper node:

    1. Enable RSVP-TE graceful restart on the current virtual router.
      host1(config)#mpls rsvp signaling hello graceful-restart
    2. (Optional) Configure the recovery time—the time within which you want neighboring routers to resynchronize RSVP-TE state and MPLS forwarding state after a graceful restart.
      host1(config)#mpls rsvp signaling hello graceful-restart recovery-time 140000
    3. (Optional) Configure the restart time—the time within which the sender gracefully restarts RSVP-TE and reestablishes hello communication with RSVP-TE neighbors.
      host1(config)#mpls rsvp signaling hello graceful-restart refresh restart-time 150000

    To configure RSVP-TE graceful restart on the current VR so that the LSR acts as only a graceful restart helper node for neighbors that support RSVP-TE graceful restart:

    • Issue the mpls rsvp signaling hello graceful-restart mode help-neighbor command:
      host1(config)#mpls rsvp signaling hello graceful-restart mode help-neighbor

    Published: 2014-08-18