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Generic UDP Encapsulation for IP Tunneling

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Edward Crabbe , Lucy Yong , Xiaohu Xu
Last updated 2014-04-24 (Latest revision 2013-10-21)
Replaced by draft-ietf-tsvwg-gre-in-udp-encap
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This document describes a method of encapsulating arbitrary protocols within GRE and UDP headers. In this encapsulation, the source UDP port may be used as an entropy field for purposes of loadbalancing while the payload protocol may be identified by the GRE Protocol Type.


Edward Crabbe
Lucy Yong
Xiaohu Xu

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