Detecting VXLAN Segment Failure

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Authors Pradeep Jain  , Kanwar Singh  , Florin Balus  , Wim Henderickx  , Vinay Bannai 
Last updated 2013-12-09 (latest revision 2013-06-07)
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This proposal describes a mechanism that can be used to detect Data Path Failures and sanity of VXLAN Control and Data Plane for a given VXLAN Segment. This document defines the following: o Information carried in a VXLAN "Echo Request", and o "Echo Reply" for the purposes of fault detection and isolation, and mechanisms for reliably sending the Echo Request and reply.


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