TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links): Mitigation of Parent Node Shifts in Tree Construction

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author R. Parameswaran 
Last updated 2018-08-20 (latest revision 2018-02-16)
Replaces draft-rp-trill-parent-selection
Stream IETF
Intended RFC status Informational
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Document shepherd Donald Eastlake
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This document describes a known problem in the TRILL tree construction mechanism and offers an approach requiring no change to the TRILL protocol that solves the problem.


R. Parameswaran (

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