Fast Recovery for EVPN DF Election
draft-sajassi-bess-evpn-fast-df-recovery-00

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Abstract

Ethernet Virtual Private Network (EVPN) solution [RFC 7432] describes DF election procedures for multi-homing Ethernet Segments. These procedures are enhanced further in [EVPN-DF-Election] by applying Highest Random Weight Algorithm for DF election in order to avoid DF status unnecessarily upon a failure. This draft makes further improvement to DF election procedures in [EVPN-DF-Election] by providing two options for fast DF election upon recovery of the failed link or node associated with the multi-homing Ethernet Segment. This fast DF election is achieved independent of number of EVIs associated with that Ethernet Segment and it is performed via a simple signaling between the recovered PE and each PE in the multi- homing group.

Authors

Ali Sajassi (sajassi@cisco.com)
Gaurav Badoni (gbadoni@cisco.com)
Dhananjaya Rao (dhrao@cisco.com)
Patrice Brissette (pbrisset@cisco.com)
John Drake (jdrake@juniper.net)

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