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Software Version Capability for BGP

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Active".
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Author Donatas Abraitis
Last updated 2023-08-05 (Latest revision 2023-02-01)
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IETF conflict review conflict-review-abraitis-bgp-version-capability, conflict-review-abraitis-bgp-version-capability, conflict-review-abraitis-bgp-version-capability
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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.


Donatas Abraitis

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