Generic Protocol Extension for VXLAN

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Authors Paul Quinn  , Puneet Agarwal  , Rex Fernando  , Darrel Lewis  , Larry Kreeger  , Michael Smith  , Navindra Yadav , Lucy Yong  , Xiaohu Xu  , Uri Elzur  , Pankaj Garg 
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This draft describes extending Virtual eXtensible Local Area Network (VXLAN), via changes to the VXLAN header, with three new capabilities: support for multi-protocol encapsulation, operations, administration and management (OAM) signaling and explicit versioning.


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