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Applying TCP User Timeout Parameter to BGP Sessions

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (candidate for idr WG)
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Authors Enke Chen , Robert Raszuk
Last updated 2023-09-08 (Latest revision 2023-03-07)
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In this document we discuss the TCP "User Timeout" parameter and recommend using it to handle stuck BGP sessions.


Enke Chen
Robert Raszuk

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