Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL): Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Support, May 2014
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 8564
- V. Manral
D. Eastlake 3rd
- trill (int)
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This document specifies use of the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) protocol in Routing Bridge (RBridge) campuses based on the RBridge Channel extension to the Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) protocol.
BFD is a widely deployed Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) mechanism in IP and MPLS networks, using UDP and Associated Channel Header (ACH) encapsulation respectively. This document specifies the BFD encapsulation over TRILL.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.