TRILL: ECN (Explicit Congestion Notification) Support

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Last updated 2016-08-08 (latest revision 2016-07-08)
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Explicit congestion notification (ECN) allows a forwarding element to notify downstream devices, including the destination, of the onset of congestion without having to drop packets. This document extends this capability to TRILL switches, including integration with IP ECN.


Donald Eastlake (
Bob Briscoe (

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