BFD Echo mode coverage in BFD for VXLAN

Greg Mirsky <gregimirsky@gmail.com> Mon, 05 August 2019 22:16 UTC

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Subject: BFD Echo mode coverage in BFD for VXLAN
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Dear All,
in course of reviews of the draft, several times a question was asked about
the rationale for excluding BFD Echo from the scope of this document:

7.  Echo BFD

   Support for echo BFD is outside the scope of this document.

Much appreciate your consideration of the following options:

   - describe the applicability of BFD Echo in VXLAN environment in the
   document;
   - remove Section 7 and clarify in the Introduction

NEW TEXT:

This specification describes procedures only for BFD Asynchronous mode.


   - make no changes at all.

Regards,
Greg