Flooding Over a Subset Topology

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Last updated 2001-02-21
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This memo defines a method for limiting the flooding of OSPF LSAs to a configurable subset of the network topology. The following OSPF properties are maintained: (1) routers are omitted from the routing calculation until their link-state databases are synchronized and (2) links must be bidirectional before they can be used in the calculation. Backward-compatibility with unmodified OSPF routers is also provided.


John Moy (john.moy@sycamorenet.com)

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