Centralized EVPN DF Election

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This document proposes a centralized DF Designated Forwarder election mechanism to be used between an SDN (Software Defined Network) controller and each PE (Provider Edge) device in an EVPN network. Such a mechanism overcomes some issues with the current standalone DF election defined in RFC 7432. A new BGP capability and an additional DF Election Result Route Type are specified to support this centralized DF election mechanism.


Donald Eastlake (d3e3e3@gmail.com)
Hao Weiguo (haoweiguo@huawei.com)
Lili Wang (lily.wong@huawei.com)
Li Yizhou (liyizhou@huawei.com)
Shunwan Zhuang (zhuangshunwan@huawei.com)

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