Enhanced Route Refresh Capability for BGP-4

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Replaces draft-keyur-bgp-enhanced-route-refresh
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In this document we enhance the existing BGP route refresh mechanisms to provide for the demarcation of the beginning and the ending of a route refresh. The enhancement can be used to facilitate on-line, non-disruptive consistency validations of BGP routing updates.


Keyur Patel (keyupate@cisco.com)
Enke Chen (enkechen@cisco.com)
Balaji Venkatachalapathy (bvenkata@cisco.com)

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