BGP Logical Link Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Peer Discovery
draft-acee-idr-lldp-peer-discovery-01

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Network Working Group                                          A. Lindem
Internet-Draft                                             Cisco Systems
Intended status: Standards Track                                K. Patel
Expires: January 4, 2018                                     Arrcus, Inc
                                                                S. Zandi
                                                                LinkedIn
                                                                 J. Haas
                                                   Juniper Networks, Inc
                                                                   X. Xu
                                                                  Huawei
                                                            July 3, 2017

       BGP Logical Link Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Peer Discovery
               draft-acee-idr-lldp-peer-discovery-01.txt

Abstract

   Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) or IEEE 802.1AB is implemented
   in networking equipment from many vendors.  It is natural for IETF
   protocols to avail this protocol for simple discovery tasks.  This
   document describes how BGP would use LLDP to discover directly
   connected and 2-hop peers when peering is based on loopback
   addresses.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Requirements Notation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  LLDP Extensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  LLDP Organizationally Specific TLV Format . . . . . . . .   3
     2.2.  BGP Config OS-TLV Format  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       2.2.1.  BGP Config OS-TLV - Peering Address Sub-TLV . . . . .   5
       2.2.2.  BGP Config OS-TLV - BGP Local AS Sub-TLV  . . . . . .   6
       2.2.3.  BGP Config OS-TLV - BGP Identifier Sub-TLV  . . . . .   7
       2.2.4.  BGP Config OS-TLV - Session Group-ID Sub-TLV  . . . .   8
       2.2.5.  BGP Config OS-TLV - BGP Session Capabilities Sub-TLV    9
       2.2.6.  BGP Config OS-TLV - Key Chain Sub-TLV . . . . . . . .  10
   3.  BGP LLDP Peer Discovery Operations  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.1.  Advertising BGP Speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.2.  Receiving BGP Speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.1.  IANA Assigned LLDP Subtype  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     5.2.  BGP Config LLDP OS-TLV Sub-TLVs . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16

1.  Introduction

   Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) [LLDP] or IEEE 802.1AB is
   implemented in networking equipment from many vendors.  It is natural
   for IETF protocols to avail this protocol for simple discovery tasks.
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