BFD for VXLAN
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeffrey Haas <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Protocol Action: 'BFD for VXLAN' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-bfd-vxlan-07.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'BFD for VXLAN' (draft-ietf-bfd-vxlan-07.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Alvaro Retana, Deborah Brungard and Martin Vigoureux. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-bfd-vxlan/
Technical Summary This document describes the use of the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD - RFC 5880) protocol in Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network (VXLAN) overlay networks. Working Group Summary This document has received community review with opportunities to comment in relevant working groups such as BFD, NVO3, and BESS. It is of interest to parties that operate VXLAN networks and wish to provide continuity checks for tunnels interconnecting virtual machines in such networks. Document Quality The document received a number of comments during IETF LC and directorate reviews, all of which where addressed. The more important ones related to the use of a special VNI as a management channel, and the use of which MAC DA for the inner ethernet frame. At the time of working group last call, there are two known implementations of this mechanism. No special reviewers were required for this document. Personnel Document Shepherd: Jeffrey Haas, BFD co-chair. Responsible Area Director: Martin Vigoureux.