How are LDP Hello messages identified

The destination address of Hello messages in a local session is 224.0.0.2 and the source address is the IP address of the LDP-enabled interface. The destination address of Hello messages in a remote session is the LSR ID of the peer end and the source address is the LSR ID of the local end. Hello packets are UDP packets and are sent through LDP-dedicated port 646. Hello messages are forwarded based on IP routing.

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