Centralized EVPN DF Election

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This document proposes a centralized DF Designated Forwarder election mechanism to be used between the SDN(Software defined network) controller and each PE(Provider Edge) in EVPN network. Such a mechanism overcomes the issues of current standalone DF election defined in RFC7432. A new BGP capability and an additional DF Election Result Route Type are proposed to support the centralized DF mechanism.


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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