AuthorsD. Eastlake and B. Briscoe
TitleTRILL: ECN (Explicit Congestion Notification) Support
AfilliationCommunication Systems
Project(s)RITE: Reducing Internet Transport Latency, TimeIn: Traffic behaviour of interactive time-dependent thin streams on the modern Internet
Publication TypeTechnical reports
Year of Publication2017
Date Published03/2017
PublisherInternet Engineering Task Force
KeywordsArchitecture, congestion, Control, Data Communication, Encapsulation, Explicit Notification, Incremental Deployment, Internet, Layering, networks, Protocol Engineering, QoS, Tunnels

Explicit congestion notification (ECN) allows a forwarding element to notify downstream devices, including the destination, of the onset of congestion without having to drop packets. This document extends this capability to TRILL switches, including integration with IP ECN.


(Work in Progress)

Citation KeyEastlake16:I-D-trill-ecn-support