VPWS support in EVPN
draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpws-12

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INTERNET-DRAFT                                              Sami Boutros
Intended Status: Standard Track                                   VMware
                                                             Ali Sajassi
                                                             Samer Salam
                                                           Cisco Systems
                                                              John Drake
                                                        Juniper Networks
                                                              J. Rabadan
                                                                   Nokia

Expires: October 16, 2017                                 April 14, 2017

                         VPWS support in EVPN 
                   draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpws-12.txt 

Abstract

   This document describes how EVPN can be used to support Virtual
   Private Wire Service (VPWS) in MPLS/IP networks. EVPN enables the
   following characteristics for VPWS: single-active as well as all-
   active multi-homing with flow-based load-balancing, eliminates the
   need for traditional way of Pseudowire (PW) signaling, and provides
   fast protection convergence upon node or link failure.

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Table of Contents

   1  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
   2 Service interface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.1 VLAN-Based Service Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.2 VLAN Bundle Service Interface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
       2.2.1 Port-Based Service Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     2.3 VLAN-Aware Bundle Service Interface  . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
   3. BGP Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
     3.1 EVPN Layer 2 attributes extended community . . . . . . . . .  7
   4 Operation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
   5 EVPN Comparison to PW Signaling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
   6 Failure Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     6.1 Single-Homed CEs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     6.2 Multi-Homed CEs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   7 Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   8 Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
   9 IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
   10 References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     10.1 Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     10.2  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

 

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1  Introduction

   This document describes how EVPN can be used to support Virtual
   Private Wire Service (VPWS) in MPLS/IP networks. The use of EVPN
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