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Announcing IPv4 routes with an IPv6 next-hop in the Babel routing protocol

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Theophile Bastian , Juliusz Chroboczek
Last updated 2020-05-14
Replaced by RFC 9229
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-babel-v4viav6
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines an extension to the Babel routing protocol that allows annoncing routes to an IPv4 prefix with an IPv6 next-hop, which makes it possible for IPv4 traffic to flow through interfaces that have not been assigned an IPv4 address.


Theophile Bastian
Juliusz Chroboczek

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