BGP Connection Collision Avoidance

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Authors Enke Chen  , Jenny Yuan 
Last updated 2003-09-16
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To simplify the BGP session bringup logic, in this document we propose a revision that allows a BGP speaker to play only the active or the passive role in establishing a BGP connection with another BGP speaker. A BGP speaker determines whether it will play the active or passive role based on the AS numbers and/or the peering addresses involved.


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Jenny Yuan (

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