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Application of the BGP Destination Preference Attribute in Implementing Symmetric Routing

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Authors Enke Chen , Tony J. Bates
Last updated 1996-01-29 (Latest revision 1995-06-26)
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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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 J. Bates

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