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TRILL: Edge Directory Assistance Mechanisms

Document type: Replaced Internet-Draft (trill WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 2013-11-13 (latest revision 2013-10-21)
Intended RFC status: Unknown
Other versions: (expired, archived): plain text, pdf, html

IETF State: Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd: No shepherd assigned

IESG State: Replaced by draft-ietf-trill-directory-assist-mechanisms
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This document describes mechanisms for using directory server(s) to assist TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links) edge switches in reducing multi-destination traffic, particularly ARP/ND and unknown unicast flooding.


Linda Dunbar <>
Donald Eastlake <>
Radia Perlman <>
Igor Gashinsky <>
Li Yizhou <>

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