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Enhanced Route Refresh Capability for BGP-4

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Last updated: 2013-06-06 (latest revision 2011-03-30)
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In this document we enhance the existing BGP route refresh mechanisms to provide for the demarcation of the beginning and the ending of a route refresh. The enhancement can be used to facilitate on-line, non-disruptive consistency validations of BGP routing updates.


Keyur Patel <>
Enke Chen <>
Balaji Venkatachalapathy <>

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