ForwArding and Control ElemenT protocol (FACT)

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Authors Alex Audu  , Ram Gopal 
Last updated 2003-11-24
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This document defines the FACT protocol that is designed for communicating between Forwarding Element and Control Elements inside a network element. This protocol addresses all the requirements described in the Forces [3] requirements document. This document also specifies architectural attributes necessary in an implementation of FACT to ensure correct and secure protocol operation.


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