Service Redundancy using BFD

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In a data center, when multiple routing/service nodes are providing single active redundancy for a set of L2, L3 and/or L4-L7 services. Both non-revertive and revertive fail over modes are required for the services. This draft describes a method to achieve the non-revertive and revertive fail over modes for services using Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD).


Sami Boutros (
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Reshad Rahman (

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