Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Application of the Inter-Chassis Communication Protocol (ICCP) (RFC7727)
Original Publication Date: 2016-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-08
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Zhang: AUTHOR [+2]
Inter-Chassis Communication Protocol (ICCP [RFC7275]) specifies a multi-chassis redundancy mechanism that enables Provider Edge (PE) devices located in a multi-chassis arrangement to act as a single Redundancy Group (RG).
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Zhang Request for Comments: 7727 H. Wen Category: Standards Track Huawei ISSN: 2070-1721 J. Hu China Telecom January 2016
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Application of the Inter-Chassis Communication Protocol (ICCP)
The Inter-Chassis Communication Protocol (ICCP) supports an inter- chassis redundancy mechanism that is used to support high network availability.
In this document, Provider Edge (PE) devices in a Redundancy Group (RG) running ICCP are used to offer multihomed connectivity to Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) networks to improve availability of the STP networks. The ICCP TLVs and usage for the ICCP STP application are defined.
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RFC 7727 STP Application of ICCP January 2016
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