RBridge and Switching Device Layering and Compatibility

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This document describes a layering and peering model for network switches and end stations. It also discusses, using this model, the compatibility of RBridges (Routing Bridges) with Layer 3 routers and various types of bridges including Shortest Path Bridges. RBridges are devices that implement the IETF TRILL (TRansparent Interconnection of Lots of Links) standard.


Donald Eastlake (d3e3e3@gmail.com)
Susan Hares (shares@huawei.com)
Jon Hudson (jon.hudson@gmail.com)

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