LISP (Locator/ID Separation Protocol) – Part I

This is first blog about the LISP (Locator/ID Separation Protocol) defined in RFC 6830, which is a future reach routing architecture. First I am going to provide some information about the LISP and then focus on some practical examples for LISP-to-LISP site communication. The LISP separates the location from the identity, in other word it separates the end user device identifiers (EID) from the routing locators (RLOC). Let’s look at some main components of the LISP. The following are some of the key components that build the LISP architecture:

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