Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) Smart Endnodes, July 2018
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- R. Perlman
D. Eastlake 3rd
- trill (rtg)
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This document addresses the problem of the size and freshness of the endnode learning table in edge Routing Bridges (RBridges), by allowing endnodes to volunteer for endnode learning and encapsulation/decapsulation. Such an endnode is known as a "Smart Endnode". Only the attached edge RBridge can distinguish a "Smart Endnode" from a "normal endnode". The Smart Endnode uses the nickname of the attached edge RBridge, so this solution does not consume extra nicknames. The solution also enables endnodes that are Fine-Grained Label (FGL) aware.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.