TRILL using Pseudo-Wire Emulation (PWE) Encapsulation

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A new layer of encapsulation is required with RBridges. This layer must contain at least a time-to-live and an RBridge identifier field. This document proposes that the reuse of the encapsulation defined by PWE3 for encapsulation of Ethernet frames over an MPLS packet switched network.


Stewart Bryant (

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