Loop avoidance using Segment Routing

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Authors Pierre Francois  , Clarence Filsfils  , Ahmed Bashandy  , Stephane Litkowski 
Last updated 2016-12-14
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This document presents a mechanism aimed at providing loop avoidance in the case of IGP network convergence event. The solution relies on the temporary use of SR policies ensuring loop-freeness over the post-convergence paths from the converging node to the destination.


Pierre Francois (pfrpfr@gmail.com)
Clarence Filsfils (cfilsfil@cisco.com)
Ahmed Bashandy (bashandy@cisco.com)
Stephane Litkowski (stephane.litkowski@orange.com)

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