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Metro Ethernet by Sam Halabi

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fiber-switch capable (FSC) interfaces.

Interfaces that can forward data based on a position of the data in the real-world physical spaces. This is typical of optical cross-connects that switch traffic on the fiber or multiple-fiber level.

Fixed Filter (FF).

Reservation style that creates a distinct reservation for traffic from each sender. This style is common for applications in which traffic from each sender is likely to be concurrent and independent. The total amount of reserved bandwidth on a link for sessions using FF is the sum of the reservations for the individual senders.

Forwarding Information Base (FIB).

A data structure and way of managing forwarding in which destinations and incoming labels are associated with outgoing interfaces ...

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