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Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to KARP Design Guide

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Manav Bhatia , Dacheng Zhang , Mahesh Jethanandani
Last updated 2013-04-16 (Latest revision 2012-10-20)
Replaced by RFC 7492
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This document analyzes the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection protocol (BFD) according to the guidelines set forth in section 4.2 of KARP Design Guidelines [RFC6518].


Manav Bhatia
Dacheng Zhang
Mahesh Jethanandani

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