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Re: [EFM] OAM applicability to non-access links


OAM is not restricted to EFM links. It will be available for all links.


> Shahram Davari wrote:
> Hi,
> I have the following questions regarding 802.3ah:
> 1) Is the defined OAM only restricted to access Ethernet links or it
> may be used for any Ethernet link (even in the core) too?
> 2) Is the defined OAM only restricted to Ethernet links defined in
> 802.3ah? or it can apply to other link types too?
> Based on my reading of 802.3ah, it seems that the answer to both
> questions is "NO". In fact I haven't seen anything in the proposed OAM
> that is specific to any particular link type. Am I missing something?
> Yours,
> Shahram Davari

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