FIB Reduction in Virtual Subnet

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Authors Xiaohu Xu  , Christian Jacquenet  , Truman Boyes  , Brendan Fee  , Wim Henderickx 
Last updated 2017-03-23 (latest revision 2016-08-03)
Replaces draft-xu-l3vpn-virtual-subnet-fib-reduction
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Intended RFC status Informational
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Virtual Subnet is a BGP/MPLS IP VPN-based subnet extension solution which is intended for building Layer3 network virtualization overlays within and/or between data centers. This document describes a mechanism for reducing the FIB size of PE routers in the Virtual Subnet context.


Xiaohu Xu (
Christian Jacquenet (
Truman Boyes (
Brendan Fee (
Wim Henderickx (

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