Chapter 2. LISP Architecture

Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) architecture is a feature-rich architecture that not only does the separation of device identity and location but also brings down operational expenses (opex), provides a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)–free multihoming network, enables multi address-family (AF) support, provides a highly scalable virtual private network (VPN) solution, enables host mobility in data centers, and much more. To understand how all these functionalities and benefits are achieved, it is important to know the underlying architectural components of LISP and also understand how LISP works. This chapter explores the details of the architecture of LISP.

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