Seamless Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (S-BFD)

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Authors Nobo Akiya  , Carlos Pignataro  , David Ward  , Manav Bhatia  , Santosh Pallagatti 
Last updated 2014-08-26 (latest revision 2014-04-17)
Replaced by RFC 7880, RFC 7880
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This document defines a simplified mechanism to use Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) with large portions of negotiation aspects eliminated, thus providing benefits such as quick provisioning as well as improved control and flexibility to network nodes initiating the path monitoring.


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Carlos Pignataro (
David Ward (
Manav Bhatia (
Santosh Pallagatti (

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