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Generic Subtype for BGP Four-octet AS specific extended community

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Dhananjaya Rao , Prodosh Mohapatra , Jeffrey Haas
Last updated 2017-06-05 (Latest revision 2016-12-02)
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Maintaining the current best practices with communities, ISPs and enterprises that are assigned a 4-octet AS number may want the BGP UPDATE messages they receive from their customers or peers to include a 4-octet AS specific BGP extended community. This document defines a new sub-type within the four-octet AS specific extended community to facilitate this practice.


Dhananjaya Rao
Prodosh Mohapatra
Jeffrey Haas

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