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Extending the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol for TRILL campus

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Hongjun Zhai , fangwei hu
Last updated 2012-07-01 (Latest revision 2011-12-29)
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TRILL can be implemented in data center networks, which requires high reliability and stability. Whenever the egress RBridges or links break down, the TRILL rerouting time depends on the IS-IS topology convergence time, which may do not meet data center service requirements in terms of resiliency. VRRP provides a redundancy mechanism to avoid single point of failure and fast switching over. This draft proposes to extend VRRP protocol to TRILL in data center networks.


Hongjun Zhai
fangwei hu

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