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A novel optical signaling protocol is proposed in which the mobile agent MANet is used to transport the distribution network control and management information among the nodes. The 1310 nm band is designed to be a control optical wavelength channel to transmit BHPs and 1550 nm band is used to be burst packets optical wavelength channels to transmit BPs. Referring to RSVP-TE in DCMASON, significations and formats of signaling messages in the protocol are defined. The key design of scheme is to utilize the structure of active packets in the application of mobile agent MANet to encapsulate signaling messages and traffic together into one BHP to shorten the set-up time of an optical path. Such structure is also used to process distributed disposals to alleviate the workload to promote cooperating calculation ability of each node. Good efficiencies are shown by simulations of establishment time and blocking probability in a 40- nodes optical mesh network.