TRILL Smart Endnodes
draft-perlman-trill-smart-endnodes-04

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for trill WG)
Last updated 2014-10-17
Replaced by draft-ietf-trill-smart-endnodes
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-perlman-trill-smart-endnodes-04.txt

Abstract

This draft addresses the problem of the size and freshness of the endnode learning table in edge RBridges, by allowing endnodes to volunteer for endnode learning and encapsulation/decapsulation. Such an endnode is known as a "smart endnode". Only the attached RBridge can distinguish a "smart endnode" from a "normal endnode". The smart endnode uses the nickname of the attached RBridge, so this solution does not consume extra nicknames. The solution also enables Fine Grained Label aware endnodes.

Authors

Radia Perlman (radia@alum.mit.edu)
fangwei hu (hu.fangwei@zte.com.cn)
Donald Eastlake (d3e3e3@gmail.com)
Kesava Krupakaran (kesava_vijaya_krupak@dell.com)
Ting Liao (liao.ting@zte.com.cn)

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