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TRILL: ECN (Explicit Congestion Notification) Support

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for trill WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Donald E. Eastlake 3rd , Bob Briscoe
Last updated 2016-08-08 (Latest revision 2016-07-08)
Replaced by draft-ietf-trill-ecn-support
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-trill-ecn-support
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Explicit congestion notification (ECN) allows a forwarding element to notify downstream devices, including the destination, of the onset of congestion without having to drop packets. This document extends this capability to TRILL switches, including integration with IP ECN.


Donald E. Eastlake 3rd
Bob Briscoe

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