BGP-Signaled End-System IP/VPNs

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Authors Stuart Mackie  , Luyuan Fang  , Nischal Sheth  , Maria Napierala  , Nabil Bitar 
Last updated 2018-04-11 (latest revision 2016-12-15)
Replaces draft-marques-l3vpn-end-system
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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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.


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