Label Switch Router

March 2007
Network Dictionary;2007, p278
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for "Label Switch Router" (LSR) is presented. It is a type of router that is located in the center of a Multiprotocol Label Switching (MLPS) network. It is also said to be responsible for switching the labels used to route packets. This article also discusses the process of determining the next hop on the Label Switch Path (LSP).


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