This document extends the OSPFv3 LSA format by encoding the existing
OSPFv3 LSA information in Type-Length-Value (TLV) tuples and allowing
advertisement of additional information with additional TLVs. Backward
compatibility mechanisms are also described.
Working Group Summary
There has been significant discussion of the draft by the authors and
the vendors implementing the draft (Nokia and Huawei). There have been
numerous iterations and the backward compatibility scenarios have been
The document has been implemented by a couple vendors and several
OSPFv3 extensions are based on this document. It has been stable
for more than a year with only a couple minor encoding corrections.
Peter Psenak is the Document Shepherd.
Alia Atlas is the Responsible Area Director.