Extension to VPLS for E-Tree

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Authors Raymond Key  , Simon DeLord  , Frederic JOUNAY  , Wim Henderickx  , Lucy Yong  , Lizhong Jin 
Last updated 2012-10-18 (latest revision 2012-04-16)
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This document proposes a simple and effective approach to emulate E-Tree services over an MPLS network. Section 4 presents a minimal extension to the current VPLS architecture defined in [RFC4761] and [RFC4762] to fulfil the specific E-Tree requirement: Leaf cannot communicate with Leaf. Backward compatibility issues are addressed also.


Raymond Key (raymond.key@ieee.org)
Simon DeLord (simon.delord@gmail.com)
Frederic JOUNAY (frederic.jounay@orange.ch)
Wim Henderickx (wim.henderickx@alcatel-lucent.com)
Lucy Yong (lucy.yong@huawei.com)
Lizhong Jin (lizhong.jin@zte.com.cn)

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