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Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) Support of the Link Layer Discover Protocol (LLDP)

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Authors Donald E. Eastlake 3rd , Anoop Ghanwani
Last updated 2013-03-16 (Latest revision 2012-09-12)
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RBridges are devices that implement the IETF TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links, RFC 6325) protocol. The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP, IEEE Std 802.1AB) is a one-way, unacknowledged protocol for the announcement of a station's capabilities to its peers. The set of peers that receive these frames and the scoping of the frame is primarily determined by the destination MAC address of the LLDP frame. This document specifies a Nearest-RBridge MAC address and other details of TRILL support of LLDP. It updates RFC 6325.


Donald E. Eastlake 3rd
Anoop Ghanwani

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