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Analysis of Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) Security According to KARP Design Guide

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 7492.
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Authors Manav Bhatia , Dacheng Zhang , Mahesh Jethanandani
Last updated 2014-03-14 (Latest revision 2013-09-10)
Replaces draft-bhatia-zhang-karp-bfd-analysis
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This document analyzes the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection protocol (BFD) according to the guidelines set forth in section 4.2 of KARP Design Guidelines [RFC6518].


Manav Bhatia
Dacheng Zhang
Mahesh Jethanandani

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