RFC 6847

Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) over Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL), January 2013

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6847.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
D. Melman
T. Mizrahi
D. Eastlake 3rd
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6847

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Abstract

Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) are two emerging standards in the data center environment. While these two protocols are seemingly unrelated, they have a very similar behavior in the forwarding plane, as both perform hop-by-hop forwarding over Ethernet, modifying the packet's Media Access Control (MAC) addresses at each hop. This document describes an architecture for the integrated deployment of these two protocols. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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