TRILL: Parent node Shifts in Tree Construction, Mitigation.

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for trill WG)
Author R. Parameswaran 
Last updated 2017-05-31 (latest revision 2017-04-22)
Replaced by draft-ietf-trill-parent-selection
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This draft documents a known problem in the TRILL tree construction mechanism and offers an approach requiring no change to the TRILL protocol in order to solve the problem.


R. Parameswaran (

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