SDNi: A Message Exchange Protocol for Software Defined Networks (SDNS) across Multiple Domains

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Authors Hongtao Yin , Haiyong Xie , Tina Tsou  , Diego Lopez  , Pedro Aranda  , Ron Sidi
Last updated 2012-12-28 (latest revision 2012-06-26)
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This draft proposes a protocol SDNi for the interface between Software Defined Networking (SDN) domains to exchange information between the domain SDN Controllers. It defines the concept of a SDN domain; its need, what are its components and how SDNi helps in inter domain communication.


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