RBridges: OAM and BFD Support for TRILL

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Authors Donald Eastlake  , Vishwas Manral  , David Ward  , Ayan Banerjee 
Last updated 2011-05-20 (latest revision 2010-10-18)
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This document specifies a general channel for sending OAM (Operations, Administration, and Maintenance) messages between RBridges in a campus through an extension to the TRILL (Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links) protocol. It further specifies use of this channel for the BFD (Bidirectional Forwarding Detection) protocol.


Donald Eastlake (d3e3e3@gmail.com)
Vishwas Manral (vishwas@ipinfusion.com)
David Ward (dward@cisco.com)
Ayan Banerjee (ayabaner@cisco.com)

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