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A Clean-Slate ID/Locator Split Architecture for Future Network

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DOI: 10.23977/jnca.2016.11001 | Downloads: 56 | Views: 6751


Zhu Shaotong 1


1 Signal and Communication Research institute, Academy of Railway Sciences

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Zhu Shaotong


One of the most important problems of today’s Internet is scalable routing. Proposed solutions for this issue are centered on the idea of splitting the network node’s identifier (ID) from its topological location. In this paper we present the basic design of a clean-slate ID/locator split architecture (CILSA) for future network. Our design separates ID architecture from locator architecture. A new hierarchical locator based on port is first introduced and the ID/locator splitting happened in network layer, which is distributed realized by the architecture not depend on additional equipment. In order to show benefits of proposed scheme, we analyze solutions in our CILSA under connection setup scenario. Some evaluations are also invested for the proposed CILSA.


ID/locator split, ID architecture, locator architecture, Switching label, CILSA


Shaotong Z. (2016) A Clean-Slate ID/Locator Split Architecture for Future Network. Journal of Network Computing and Applications (2016) 1: 1-6.


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