Software Version Capability for BGP

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Author Donatas Abraitis 
Last updated 2021-03-08 (latest revision 2020-08-29)
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In this document, we introduce a new BGP capability that allows the advertisement of a BGP speaker's routing daemon version. This BGP capability is an optional advertisement. Implementations are not required to advertise the version nor to process received advertisements.


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