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Application Specific Attributes Advertisement with BGP Link-State

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (idr WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Ketan Talaulikar , Peter Psenak , Jeff Tantsura
Last updated 2019-05-29 (Latest revision 2019-02-22)
Replaced by RFC 9294
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-idr-bgp-ls-app-specific-attr
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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Various link attributes have been defined in link-state routing protocols like OSPF and IS-IS in the context of the MPLS Traffic Engineering (TE) and GMPLS. BGP Link-State (BGP-LS) extensions have been defined to distribute these attributes along with other topology information from these link-state routing protocols. Many of these link attributes can be used for applications other than MPLS TE or GMPLS. Extensions to link-state routing protocols have been defined for such link attributes which enable distribution of their application specific values. This document defines extensions to BGP-LS address- family to enable advertisement of these application specific attributes as a part of the topology information from the network.


Ketan Talaulikar
Peter Psenak
Jeff Tantsura

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