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Extending the Number of IS-IS LSP Fragments Beyond the 256 Limit

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Authors Amir Hermelin , Stefano Previdi , Mike Shand
Last updated 2002-02-11
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This document describes a mechanism to allow a system to originate more than 256 LSP fragments, a limit set by the original Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) Routing protocol, as described in ISO 10589. This mechanism can be used in IP-only, OSI-only, and dual routers.


Amir Hermelin
Stefano Previdi
Mike Shand

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