IS-IS Flooding over TCP
draft-hsmit-lsr-isis-flooding-over-tcp-00

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Abstract

This document proposes a solution to use TCP for IS-IS flooding. The proposed solution is a relative simple extension to implement. IS-IS flooding over TCP brings BGP's property of scalable transport via TCP to Link-State protocols. This proposal defines a new TLV in point-to-point IIHs to signal the intent of a router to do flooding over TCP, and it defines a small header to encapsulate IS-IS PDUs in the TCP byte-stream.

Authors

Henk Smit (hhw.smit@xs4all.nl)
Gunter Van de Velde (gunter.van_de_velde@nokia.com)

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