Interoperability Report for Forwarding and Control Element Separation (ForCES)
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Internet Engineering Task Force                                  W. Wang
Internet-Draft                             Zhejiang Gongshang University
Intended status: Informational                                  K. Ogawa
Expires: August 10, 2013                                 NTT Corporation
                                                           E. Haleplidis
                                                    University of Patras
                                                                  M. Gao
                                                  Hangzhou BAUD Networks
                                                           J. Hadi Salim
                                                       Mojatatu Networks
                                                        February 6, 2013

 Interoperability Report for Forwarding and Control Element Separation
                                (ForCES)
                      draft-ietf-forces-interop-06

Abstract

   This document captures results of the second Forwarding and Control
   Element Separation (ForCES) interoperability test which took place on
   February 24-25, 2011 in the Internet Technology Lab (ITL) of Zhejiang
   Gongshang University, China.  The document is an update to RFC 6053,
   which captured the results of the first ForCES interoperability test.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  ForCES Protocol  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.2.  ForCES FE Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.3.  Transport Mapping Layer  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Terminology and Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.1.  Requirements Language  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     2.2.  Definitions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   3.  Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     3.1.  Date, Location, and Participants . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
     3.2.  Testbed Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       3.2.1.  Participants Access  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
       3.2.2.  Testbed Configuration  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
   4.  Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     4.1.  Scenario 1 - LFB Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     4.2.  Scenario 2 - TML with IPSec  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     4.3.  Scenario 3 - CE High Availability  . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     4.4.  Scenario 4 - Packet forwarding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
   5.  Test Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
     5.1.  LFB Operation Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
     5.2.  TML with IPSec Test  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
     5.3.  CE High Availability Test  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
     5.4.  Packet Forwarding Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
   6.  Discussions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
     6.1.  On Data Encapsulation Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
   7.  Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
   8.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
   9.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
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