Generic Protocol Extension for VXLAN

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (nvo3 WG)
Authors Paul Quinn  , Rajeev Manur  , Larry Kreeger  , Darrel Lewis  , Fabio Maino  , Michael Smith  , Puneet Agarwal  , Lucy Yong  , Xiaohu Xu  , Uri Elzur  , Pankaj Garg  , David Melman 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-02-25)
Replaced by draft-ietf-nvo3-vxlan-gpe
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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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