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Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Edge Directory Assistance Mechanisms

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Subject: Protocol Action: 'TRILL: Edge Directory Assist Mechanisms' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-trill-directory-assist-mechanisms-12.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'TRILL: Edge Directory Assist Mechanisms'
  (draft-ietf-trill-directory-assist-mechanisms-12.txt) as Proposed

This document is the product of the Transparent Interconnection of Lots
of Links Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Alia Atlas and Deborah

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

  This document describes mechanisms for providing directory service to
   TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links) edge switches.
   The directory information provided can be used in reducing multi-
   destination traffic, particularly ARP/ND and unknown unicast
   flooding. It can also be used to detect traffic with forged source
   addresses.  Directory Service can utilize either a push or a pull mechanism. 

Working Group Summary

This document is the result of 3 years of intensive discussion. 
The WG consensus was complete even if the WG discussion at the
end of the three years was "Time to send this to IESG".

Document Quality

   The Shepherd's review at 2/8/2016
Authors response:
Shepherd's review of changes and acceptance of changes (minus 2 editorial nits)
Final resolution by Authors:

Shepherds post IETF LC review:
- Based on draft-ietf-trill-directory-assist-mechanism-10.txt 
+ Suresh Krishnan's comments on SEND in
This review look for SEND and anything unspecified.  

Routing QA reviewer (follow email thread for review)

AD review:


   Document Shepherd:  Susan Hares (WG co-chair) 
  Responsible Area Director: (Alia Atlas) 

RFC Editor Note