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IEEE 1910.1-2020

IEEE Standard for Meshed Tree Bridging with Loop-Free Forwarding

Meshed tree bridging protocol (MTBP) ensures that bridged network constituents receive high reliability in frame delivery in the event of link or bridge failures. MTBP is based on the meshed tree algorithm (MTA) that allows for simultaneous construction and maintenance of multiple trees or tree branches from a single root. In the event of tree branch failures due to link or bridge failures, another preconstructed and maintained branch exists as an immediate fallback. Recovery and tree pruning times in meshed tree bridging is minimal. Multiple roots should be preassigned to construct multiple distinguishable meshed trees from each root. In the event of a root bridge failure, the standby root and its meshed tree provides loop-free paths for frame forwarding with minimal recovery delays.

Sponsor Committee
COM/AccessCore-SC - Access and Core Networks Standards Committee
Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2020-09-24
Board Approval
2020-09-24
History
Published:
2020-11-13

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Communications Society
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Sponsor Committee
COM/AccessCore-SC - Access and Core Networks Standards Committee
Working Group
1910 WG - Loop-Free Switching and Routing
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IEEE Program Manager
Jennifer Santulli
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Working Group Chair
Nirmala Shenoy
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