A Stateless Transport Tunneling Protocol for Network Virtualization (STT)
draft-davie-stt-08

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Abstract

Network Virtualization places unique requirements on tunneling protocols. This draft describes STT (Stateless Transport Tunneling), a tunnel encapsulation that enables overlay networks to be built in virtualized networks. STT is particularly useful when some tunnel endpoints are in end-systems, as it utilizes the capabilities of the network interface card to improve performance. This draft documents the protocol and the rationale for its design, and highlights issues that may arise in deployments.

Authors

Bruce Davie (bdavie@vmware.com)
Jesse Gross (jgross@vmware.com)

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