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Autonomic Control Plane challenges for Layer-Two Switched Networks

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Expired".
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Authors Michael Richardson , Jie Yang
Last updated 2021-01-27 (Latest revision 2020-07-26)
Replaces draft-richardson-anima-ipv6-lldp
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This document details the challenges with building an Autonomic Control Plane on Campus/Enterprise networks which are built out of layer-two (Ethernet) switched technologies. This document does not propose a specific solution as yet, but details a number of possibilities, and what it would take to standardize each possibility.


Michael Richardson
Jie Yang

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