Application of the BGP Destination Preference Attribute in Implementing Symmetric Routing

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Authors Enke Chen  , Tony Bates 
Last updated 1996-01-29
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This paper presents applications of the proposed Destination Preference Attribute (DPA) for BGP. It shows how the DPA attribute can aid in the implementation of symmetric inter-domain routing in the multi-provider Internet.


Enke Chen (
Tony Bates (

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