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Improving the Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol

Fri, 07/15/2011 - 09:41 by Olivier Bonaventure • Categories:

The Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) was proposed by Dino Farinacci and others to improve the scalability of the Internet architecture. However, the potential benefits of LISP can be much broader than this.

In this project, we both participate in the development of LISP and its standardisation within the IETF and we develop extensions to LISP.

Related publications:

LISP Tutorials

Wed, 03/31/2010 - 10:38 by Damien Saucez • Categories:

The Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) is a proposal aiming at resolving some problem the Internet is facing today like the lack of inbound inter-domain traffic engineering or the continuous growth of the routing table.

The tutorials available on present LISP today

LISP Tutorial

Wed, 03/31/2010 - 10:34 by Damien Saucez • Categories:
Related software: 
Research topic related: 
Routing protocols
damien Saucez and Olivier Bonaventure
Presentation date: 
March 30, 2010

Tutorial to introduce the Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol proposal

Operational-oriented tutorials

20111202_lisp_tutorial_frnog18[pdf|zip] gives a short tutorial on LISP with deployment examples.

The slides have been presented at FRNOG 18 meeting in December 2011, podcast will be available on

Scaling the Internet with the Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP)

Tue, 09/08/2009 - 23:52 by Olivier Bonaventure • Categories:
Olivier Bonaventure
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Trilogy Future Internet summer school

Title : Scaling the Internet with LISP

Abstract : During the last years, several solutions have been proposed to better scale the Internet. The Locator Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) proposed by Cisco is one of the solutions that has attracted most interest. In this talk, I'll present the current state of the LISP specification being discussed within the IETF and will explain the remaining issues and challenges.