[rfc-dist] RFC 6820 on Address Resolution Problems in Large Data Center Networks

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        RFC 6820

        Title:      Address Resolution Problems in Large 
                    Data Center Networks 
        Author:     T. Narten, M. Karir,
                    I. Foo
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       January 2013
        Mailbox:    narten at us.ibm.com, 
                    mkarir at merit.edu, 
                    Ian.Foo at huawei.com
        Pages:      17
        Characters: 42650
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-armd-problem-statement-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6820.txt

This document examines address resolution issues related to the
scaling of data centers with a very large number of hosts.  The scope
of this document is relatively narrow, focusing on address resolution
(the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) in IPv4 and Neighbor Discovery
(ND) in IPv6) within a data center.  This document is a product of the 
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

This document is a product of the Address Resolution for Massive numbers of hosts in the Data center Working Group of the IETF.

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