LFA applicability in SP networks

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In this draft, we analyze the applicability of LoopFree Alternates in both core and access parts of Service Provider networks. We provide design guides to favor their applicability where relevant, typically in the access part of the network.


Clarence Filsfils (cf@cisco.com)
Pierre Francois (pierre.francois@uclouvain.be)
Mike Shand (mshand@cisco.com)
Bruno Decraene (bruno.decraene@orange-ftgroup.com)
Jim Uttaro (uttaro@att.com)
Nicolai Leymann (nicolai.leymann@t-systems.com)
Martin Horneffer (Martin.Horneffer@t-com.net)

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