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I have been trying to understand Cisco's Resilient Ethernet Protocol, but am unable to find a proper source to read from.

I checked the Cisco site and also their White Paper on REP. But none of them helped to understand REP clearly.

Googling was also of not much help, as all I got was explanation about configuration instructions and not on the protocol itself.

Can you guys point me to a good book or site, which explains Resilient Ethernet Protocol in detail?

Thanks in advance.


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I found this Cisco page and it was much better in explaining REP.… – Hashken Jun 12 '12 at 7:11

I am not sure if this can help you, but this is what I found:

OTOH this whitepaper looks okay to me:


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