[trill] Forwarding table for TRILL

Muhammad Mohsin Sardar <mohsin.sardar@seecs.edu.pk> Fri, 24 August 2012 06:11 UTC

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Subject: [trill] Forwarding table for TRILL
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Hi,
As per my understanding from RFC6325 <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6325> that
TRILL has two forwarding tables, one having the record of nicknames for
RBridges and other haveing the MAC addresses for end stations.
Intermediate RBridges only have nicknames table to forward encapsulated
packets.
Whereas ingress/egress RBridges have both nickname and MAC Address table.

Question:
Does ingress/egress RBridges need a forwarding table having the size equal
to number of end nodes(for MAC) + total RBridges(for Nickname)?

Thanks!

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Best Regards,
Muhammad Mohsin Sardar