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Liaison letter to IETF NVO3 Working Group

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State Posted
Submitted Date 2015-07-17
From Group IEEE-802-1
From Contact Glenn Parsons
To Group nvo3
To Contacts Matthew Bocci <>
Benson Schliesser <>
Cc Benson Schliesser <>
Response Contact
Technical Contact
Purpose In response
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Liaisons referred by this one IETF NVO3 to IEEE 802.1 regarding VDP extensions
Dear Matthew and Benson,

Thank you for your liaison updating IEEE 802.1 on NVO3’s progress on the
requirements for a Control Plane Protocol between server Hypervisors and
Network Virtualization Edge (NVE) devices in virtualized overlay networks.
As a result of the draft and your request, we have begun the process of
starting a project to extend VDP to support NVO3. The Project
Authorization Request for the proposed project can be found at:

We expect that the PAR will be forwarded for approval this week and could
be approved by the IEEE Standards Association Standards Board in

We look forward to working with the NVO3 Working Group as we develop this
draft. We do not currently have any feedback on draft-ietf-nvo3-hpvr2nvecp-req.
We will review the latest version of your draft at our November