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Graceful BGP session shutdown

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Last updated: 2009-03-06
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This draft describes operational procedures aimed at reducing the amount of traffic lost during planned maintenances of routers, involving the shutdown of BGP peering sessions.


Pierre Francois <>
Bruno Decraene <>
Cristel Pelsser <>
Clarence Filsfils <>

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