A new Designated Forwarder Election for the EVPN

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Authors satyamoh@cisco.com  , Keyur Patel  , Ali Sajassi  , John Drake  , Tony Przygienda 
Last updated 2018-03-28 (latest revision 2017-10-10)
Replaces draft-mohanty-bess-evpn-df-election
Replaced by RFC 8584
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Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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This document describes an improved EVPN Designated Forwarder Election (DF) algorithm which can be used to enhance operational experience in terms of convergence speed and robustness over a WAN deploying EVPN


satyamoh@cisco.com (satyamoh@cisco.com)
Keyur Patel (keyupate@cisco.com)
Ali Sajassi (sajassi@cisco.com)
John Drake (jdrake@juniper.com)
Tony Przygienda (prz@juniper.net)

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