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Open Shortest Path First IGP (ospf)

Group
Name: Open Shortest Path First IGP
Acronym:ospf
Area:Routing Area (rtg)
State: Active
Charter: charter-ietf-ospf-03 (Approved)
More info: Additional OSPF Web Page
Personnel
Chairs: Abhay Roy <akr@cisco.com>
Acee Lindem <acee@cisco.com>
Area Director: Alia Atlas <akatlas@gmail.com>
Mailing List
Address:ospf@ietf.org
To Subscribe:ospf-request@ietf.org
Archive:http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ospf/
Jabber Chat
Room Address: xmpp:ospf@jabber.ietf.org
Logs: http://jabber.ietf.org/logs/ospf/

Charter for Working Group


The OSPF Working develops and documents extensions and bug fixes to the
OSPF protocol, as well as documenting OSPF usage scenarios.
The specific protocol work items area listed in the Goals and
Milestones section below. Additional work items will require
rechartering.

Milestones

Done
Develop multiple implementations, and test against each other.
Done
Design the routing protocol, and write its specification.
Done
Obtain performance data for the protocol.
Done
Make changes to the specification (if necessary) and publish the protocol as a Draft Standard RFC.
Done
Gather operational experience with the OSPF protocol and submit the document as an Informational RFC.
Done
Submit OSPF for IPv6 to IESG for consideration as a Standard.
Done
Update the OSPF NSSA option specified in RFC 1587 and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Done
Develop Traffic Engineering extensions for OSPFv2 and submit it to the IESG as a Proposed Standard
Done
Submit to IESG a document which updates RFC 1793 allowing detection of demand circuit neighbors whose OSPF process has exited.
Done
Submit to IESG a BCP advocating that OSPF LSA refreshes be spread out over time
Done
Develop a hitless restart mechanism for OSPF and submit it to the IESG as a Proposed Standard.
Done
Document Alternative ABR implementations and submit ti IESG as an Informational RFC
Done
Extend the hitless restart mechanism to OSPFv3 and submit it to the IESG as a Proposed Standard
Done
Submit to IESG a BCP advocating that OSPF Hellos be given preference over other OSPF control traffic.
Done
Update OSPFv2 MIB and submit to IESG as a Standard, replacing RFC 1850
Done
Specify IPSEC usage with OSPFv3 and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Done
Extend OSPF Demand Circuits to detect inactive neighbors and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Done
Provide mechanisms to prevent looping in RFC 2547 OSPF networks and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Done
Develop OSPFv2 Multiple Topology Routing (MTR) specification and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Done
Develop OSPF Capabilities Advertisement specification and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Done
Document IANA Considerations for OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 for consideration as a BCP
Mar 2008
Develop OSPF for IPv6 MIB and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Mar 2008
Reissue RFC 2370 with corrections and clarifications and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Mar 2008
Reissue RFC 2740 with corrections and clarifications and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Mar 2008
Develop mechanisms for support of multi-area adjacencies on a single link and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Mar 2008
Advance Link Local Signaling (LLS) from experimental status and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Jul 2008
Develop Traffic Engineering extensions for OSPFv3 and submit it to the IESG as a Proposed Standard
Jul 2008
Develop multiple instance OSPFv3 protocol mechanisms to support multiple address families and topologies
Jul 2008
Develop multiple OSPFv3 protocol alternatives to reduce flooding overhead and adjacencies in a MANET environment and submit to the IESG as experimental RFCs
Jul 2008
Develop a OSPFv2 Multiple Topology Routing (MTR) MIB specification and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard
Nov 2008
Develop stronger authentication mechanisms for OSPFv2 and submit to IESG as a Proposed Standard
Mar 2009
Develop a single instance OSPFv3 Multiple Topology Routing (MTR) specification and submit to IESG for consideration as a Proposed Standard