ForCES Implementation Experience Draft

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Last updated 2012-10-11 (latest revision 2009-10-08)
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The forwarding and Control Element Separation (ForCES) protocol defines a standard communication and control mechanism through which a Control Element (CE) can control the behavior of a Forwarding Element (FE). This document captures the experience of implementing the ForCES protocol and model. It's aim is to help others by providing examples and possible strategies for implementing the ForCES protocol.


Evangelos Haleplidis (
Odysseas Koufopavlou (
Spyros Denazis (

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