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Locator/ID Separation Protocol Delegated Database Tree (LISP-DDT) Referral Internet Groper (RIG) (RFC8112)

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Original Publication Date: 2017-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-May-27
Document File: 22 page(s) / 23K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Farinacci: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

"The Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP)" [RFC6830] specifies an architecture and mechanism for replacing the semantics of an address currently used by IP with two separate namespaces: Endpoint Identifiers (EIDs), used within sites; and Routing Locators (RLOCs), used on the transit networks that make up the Internet infrastructure. To achieve this separation, LISP defines protocol mechanisms for mapping from EIDs to RLOCs. In addition, LISP assumes the existence of a database to store and propagate those mappings globally. This document focuses on the LISP Delegated Database Tree (LISP-DDT) [RFC8111] mapping database system.

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Independent Submission                                      D. Farinacci Request for Comments: 8112                                   lispers.net Category: Informational                                          A. Jain ISSN: 2070-1721                                         Juniper Networks                                                              I. Kouvelas                                                                   Arista                                                                 D. Lewis                                                            Cisco Systems                                                                 May 2017

    Locator/ID Separation Protocol Delegated Database Tree (LISP-DDT)                      Referral Internet Groper (RIG)

Abstract

   A simple tool called the Locator/ID Separation Protocol Delegated    Database Tree (LISP-DDT) Referral Internet Groper (RIG), also    referred to in this document as "rig", can be used to query the LISP-    DDT hierarchy.  This document describes how the "rig" tool works.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This is a contribution to the RFC Series, independently of any other    RFC stream.  The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at    its discretion and makes no statement about its value for    implementation or deployment.  Documents approved for publication by    the RFC Editor are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8112.

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   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.

Farinacci, et al.             Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 8112         LISP-DDT Referral Internet Groper (RIG)        May 2017

 Table of Contents

   1. Introductio...