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Generic Protocol Extension for VXLAN

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Active".
Expired & archived
Authors Larry Kreeger , Uri Elzur
Last updated 2016-10-23 (Latest revision 2016-04-21)
Replaces draft-quinn-vxlan-gpe
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


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.


Larry Kreeger
Uri Elzur

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