TRILL: Edge Directory Assistance Mechanisms

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (trill WG)
Authors Linda Dunbar  , Donald Eastlake  , Radia Perlman  , Igor Gashinsky  , Yizhou Li 
Last updated 2013-11-13 (latest revision 2013-10-21)
Replaced by RFC 8171
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This document describes mechanisms for using directory server(s) to assist TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links) edge switches in reducing multi-destination traffic, particularly ARP/ND and unknown unicast flooding.


Linda Dunbar (
Donald Eastlake (
Radia Perlman (
Igor Gashinsky (
Yizhou Li (

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