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802.1AEcg-2017 - IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Media Access Control (MAC) Security - Amendment 3:Ethernet Data Encryption devices

Description: Ethernet Data Encryption devices (EDEs) are specified in this amendment. An EDE is a two-port bridge that uses MACsec to provide secure connectivity for attached customer bridges, or for attached provider bridges. EDEs may allow the customer (or provider) bridges to continue to use a VLAN Identifier (VID) in transmitted frames to select (as already specified in IEEE Std 802.1Q™) between provider network or provider backbone network services.
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