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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual in rtg area)
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-03-06)
Replaces draft-joachimpillai-forces-interfelfb
Stream IETF
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Expired & archived
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Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd Evangelos Haleplidis
Shepherd write-up Show (last changed 2015-05-27)
IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
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Responsible AD Alia Atlas
IESG note Draft to finish after forces WG has closed.
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This document describes extending the ForCES LFB topology across FEs i.e inter-FE connectivity without needing any changes to the ForCES specification by defining the Inter-FE LFB. The Inter-FE LFB provides ability to pass data, metadata and exceptions across FEs. The document describes a generic way to transport the mentioned details but focuses on ethernet transport.


Damascane Joachimpillai (
Jamal Hadi Salim (

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