Generic Protocol Extension for VXLAN

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (nvo3 WG)
Last updated 2018-11-05 (latest revision 2018-04-30)
Replaces draft-quinn-vxlan-gpe
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This draft describes extending Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network (VXLAN), via changes to the VXLAN header, with three new capabilities: support for multi-protocol encapsulation, operations, administration and management (OAM) signaling and explicit versioning.


Fabio Maino (
Larry Kreeger (
Uri Elzur (

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