Datacenter Design V ( TRILL, Fabric Path )

TRansparent Interconnection of Lots of Links

  • Often in datacenters a layer 2 design is implemented to span VLANs.
  • First define your FabricPath domain, which disables Ethernet.
  • IS-IS enabled Fabric Path Domain.
  • Classic Switch data learned and IS-IS Level 2 ‘Routing Table’ Built.
  • Opens L2 ECMP Capabilities.
  • Leaf to servers with vPC / MEC

FabricPath:  builds a scaleable, stable, fast, resilient, loadbalacing ECMP, core.
Leaf to servers combined with MEC: High Capacity, redundant classic ethernet Edge


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