FIB Reduction in Virtual Subnet
draft-xu-l3vpn-virtual-subnet-fib-reduction-00

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Authors Xiaohu Xu  , Susan Hares  , Fan Yongbing  , Christian Jacquenet  , Truman Boyes  , Brendan Fee 
Last updated 2014-02-14
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Network working group                                              X. Xu  
Internet Draft                                                    Huawei        
Category: Informational                              
                                                                S. Hares  
                                                                
                                                                  Y. Fan 
                                                           China Telecom 
                                                           
                                                            C. Jacquenet 
                                                                  Orange 
                                                                        
                                                                T. Boyes 
                                                            Bloomberg LP 
                                                                        
                                                                   B Fee 
                                                        Extreme Networks 
                                                         
Expires: August 2014                                   February 14, 2014 
                                                                                
                                      
                      FIB Reduction in Virtual Subnet  
                                      
               draft-xu-l3vpn-virtual-subnet-fib-reduction-00 

Abstract 

   Virtual Subnet is a L3VPN-based subnet extension solution which can 
   be used to build Layer3 network virtualization overlays within and/or 
   across data centers. This document describes a mechanism for reducing 
   the FIB size of PE routers in the Virtual Subnet context. 

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Table of Contents 

   1. Introduction ................................................ 3 
   2. Solution Overview ........................................... 3 
   3. Security Considerations ..................................... 5 
   4. IANA Considerations ......................................... 5 
   5. Acknowledgements ............................................ 5 
   6. References .................................................. 5 
      6.1. Normative References ................................... 5 
      6.2. Informative References ................................. 5 
   Authors' Addresses ............................................. 5 

 
 
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1. Introduction 

   Virtual Subnet [VS] is a L3VPN-based subnet extension solution which 
   can be used to build Layer3 network virtualization overlays within 
   and/or across data centers. Since host routes of a given VPN instance 
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