Dissemination of flow specification rules
draft-marques-idr-flow-spec-04

 
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Abstract

This document defines a new BGP NLRI encoding format that can be used to distribute traffic flow specifications. This allows the routing system to propagate information regarding more-specific components of the traffic aggregate defined by an IP destination prefix. Additionally it defines two applications of that encoding format. One that can be used to automate inter-domain coordination of traffic filtering, such as what is required in order to mitigate (distributed) denial of service attacks. And a second application to traffic filtering in the context of a BGP/MPLS VPN service. The information is carried via the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), thereby reusing protocol algorithms, operational experience and administrative processes such as inter-provider peering agreements.

Authors

Pedro Marques (roque@cisco.com)

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