TRILL Smart Endnodes
draft-perlman-trill-smart-endnodes-01

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Abstract

This draft addresses the problem of the size and freshness of the endnode learning table in access 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.

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)

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