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VPWS support in EVPN

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2015-01-07 (latest revision 2014-10-27)
Intended RFC status: Proposed Standard
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IETF State: Adopted by a WG
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IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpws
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This document describes how EVPN can be used to support virtual private wire service (VPWS) in MPLS/IP networks. EVPN enables the following characteristics for VPWS: single-active as well as all- active multi-homing with flow-based load-balancing, eliminates the need for single-segment and multi-segment PW signaling, and provides fast protection using data-plane prefix independent convergence upon node or link failure.


Sami Boutros <>
Ali Sajassi <>
Samer Salam <>
John Drake <>
Jeff Tantsura <>
Dirk Steinberg <>
Thomas Beckhaus <>
Jorge Rabadan <>

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