BGP-Signaled End-System IP/VPNs

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Last updated 2017-06-18 (latest revision 2016-12-15)
Replaces draft-marques-l3vpn-end-system
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This document describes a solution in which the control plane protocol specified in BGP/MPLS IP VPNs is used and extended via the XMPP protocol to provide a Virtual Network service to end-systems (hosts). These end-systems may be used to provide network services or may host end-user applications.


Stuart Mackie (
Luyuan Fang (
Nischal Sheth (
Maria Napierala (
Nabil Bitar (

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