IS-IS Support for Unidirectional Links

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Last updated 2014-12-30 (latest revision 2014-06-28)
Replaces draft-ginsberg-isis-udl
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This document defines support for the operation of IS-IS over Unidirectional Links without the use of tunnels or encapsulation of IS-IS Protocol Data Units. Adjacency establishment when the return path from the router at the receive end of a unidirectional link to the router at the transmit end of the unidirectional link is via another unidirectional link is supported. The extensions defined here are backwards compatible - only the routers directly connected to a unidirectional link need to be upgraded.


Les Ginsberg (
Sina Mirtorabi (
Stefano Previdi (
Abhay Roy (

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