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BGPsec Validation State Unverified

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Oliver Borchert , Doug Montgomery
Last updated 2021-07-26 (Latest revision 2021-01-15)
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In case operators decide to delay BGPsec path validation, none of the available states do properly represent this decision. This document introduces "Unverified" as a well-defined validation state which allows to properly identify a non-evaluated BGPsec routes as not verified.


Oliver Borchert
Doug Montgomery

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