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The DARPA CORONET program is laying the foundations for a next generation IP-over-optical network that supports 100 Tbps of traffic and provides rapid, on-demand, switched wavelength services. The wavelength services are very dynamic, with setup times of 100 ms and holding times as short as a few seconds to a minute. A major management challenge is designing a provisioning protocol for the dynamic services. We describe in this paper a 3-way handshake (3WHS) protocol that meets the service requirements, and we provide simulation results of the performance of the 3WHS.