RFC 3619

Extreme Networks' Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (EAPS) Version 1, October 2003

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3619.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
S. Shah
M. Yip
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3619

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Abstract

This document describes the Ethernet Automatic Protection Switching (EAPS) (tm) technology invented by Extreme Networks to increase the availability and robustness of Ethernet rings. An Ethernet ring built using EAPS can have resilience comparable to that provided by SONET rings, at a lower cost and with fewer constraints (e.g., ring size).


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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