Usage and applicability of BGP MPLS based Ethernet VPN

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bess WG)
Last updated 2015-05-17 (latest revision 2014-11-13)
Replaces draft-rp-l2vpn-evpn-usage
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This document discusses the usage and applicability of BGP MPLS based Ethernet VPN (EVPN) in a simple and fairly common deployment scenario. The different EVPN procedures will be explained on the example scenario, analyzing the benefits and trade-offs of each option. Along with [EVPN], this document is intended to provide a simplified guide for the deployment of EVPN in Service Provider networks.


Jorge Rabadan (
Senad Palislamovic (
Wim Henderickx (
Florin Balus (
Keyur Patel (
Ali Sajassi (

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